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Bye-Bye Why Files
World’s first general science magazine written exclusively for the web closes up shop after two decades online

Why Files announces its demise after 20 years on the web, and recounts how technological and social change was reflected in its pages. More »

Light Pollution Overhead

Stray light interferes with the work of astronomers — and it’s a waste of energy. How to stop light pollution. More »

Evolutionary Mystery: Bizarre Beetle Horns

They may seem like the lowliest members of the animal kingdom, but dung beetles around the world sport a spectacular diversity. More »

Gene Therapy: A Success!

Genetic therapy restores sight to blind dogs — a first, large-animal treatment success. More »