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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 »

Archaeology and War

War and civil strife make life difficult for archeologists and destroy archeological sites. More »

Climate: Simple = beautiful?

A new study simplifies a classic explanation for climate change in Antarctica. More »

Cannibals Get New Respect

Cannibalism reconsidered. Is devouring the relatives a humane way to respond to emotions about death? More »