Thursday, June 30, 2005

The Big Questions In Science

In a special collection of articles published beginning 1 July 2005, Science Magazine and its online companion sites celebrate the journal's 125th anniversary with a look forward -- at the most compelling puzzles and questions facing scientists today. A special, free news feature in Science explores 125 big questions that face scientific inquiry over the next quarter-century; accompanying the feature are several online extras including a reader's forum on the big questions.

Some of the top 25 questions of interest to readers of this blog include:

How and Where Did Life on Earth Arise? by Carl Zimmer

What Determines Species Diversity? by Elizabeth Pennisi

To read all the articles click HERE.