Eureka! is a compendium of offbeat news, trivia, quizzes, quotes and more for the scientifically minded reader. Writer Scott LaFee, veteran staff writer for the San Diego Union-Tribune, specializes in the coverage of science, medicine and technology to this wonderfully fun and eye-opening column.

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Digging Up Trouble Apr 21, 2010

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Plastic Squid Mar 24, 2010

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Dam the Sky Jan 06, 2010

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