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What Happens If China Makes First Contact?

Just as the US seems to be turning away from trying to make contact with extra-terrestrial life, China has built a huge custom radio dish for the very purpose. The author visits the dish, examines China’s long history of astronomy and reviews its current attempts to drive scientific innovation.

Drug Hunters

A look at the scientists working to identify the endless stream of synthetic designer drugs that have flooded the market in recent years.