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> > It's a really, really, really, really small world after all
Raghu Parthasarathy used to consider the big picture, but now he attends to the small details. As an astrophysics major at the University of California at Berkeley he became more interested in the tiny electronics of the telescope's inner space than the swirling clouds of outer space. Switching his focus from radio astronomy to semiconductors, the Ph.D. candidate in physics has moved to the other end of the scale-he measures in nanometers rather than parsecs.
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> > A scholar in training
A hand gets grabbed. A foot gets stepped on. Something that should not be touched gets touched. A wallet gets picked from inside a kimono sleeve in a momentary impulse.... Caring parents must not let their darling daughters ride the train during rush hour," writes Maeda Hajime in Sarariman monogatari (The story of the salaryman), his 1928 handbook for young Japanese men.
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> > The mating game
The birds do it, the bees do it-even the monkeys in the trees do it. So why don't human beings do it? Ask James Roney. The "it" in question involves courtship displays, and the Ph.D. candidate in the Committee on Human Development observes that humans go about it differently than our branch-swinging cousins.
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  APRIL 2002

  > > Volume 94, Number 4


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