By JOHN MARKOFF
A new design uses a tiny fin that could make smaller, faster, lower-power chips.
By DENNIS OVERBYE
Data from a set of orbiting gyroscopes in the Gravity Probe B project has confirmed some of the weirdest predictions of Einstein’s general relativity theory, Stanford researchers announced.
By FELICITY BARRINGER
Most of the plaintiffs in the public trust lawsuit filed in San Francisco are teenagers.
By GARDINER HARRIS
The dog that accompanied the Navy Seal team that killed Osama bin Laden is the subject of intense speculation.
By DOUGLAS QUENQUA
Transplants, lotions, pills: what’s next in the search for a thick head of hair? Cloning, says one doctor.
By NICHOLAS WADE
New research suggests that the Japanese language is not descended from that of the hunter-gatherers who first inhabited the islands some 30,000 years ago.
By JOHN M. BRODER
A federal prosecutor said the penalty was a wake-up call as the Gulf of Mexico spill inquiry is being conducted.
By WILLIAM J. BROAD
Experts say that the radiation uptick from fallout in Japan disappears as a cause of concern when the big picture is considered.
By TARA PARKER-POPE
Eating more foods like cayenne pepper and pureed vegetables can suppress appetite and lead to the consumption of fewer calories.
By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL
Much of the tilapia farmed in China for export is frozen and then treated with carbon monoxide, a gas that prevents meat and seafood from discoloring as it ages; when it is thawed, it looks like new.