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Science  28 Aug 1998:
Vol. 281, Issue 5381, pp. 1247
DOI: 10.1126/science.281.5381.1247b

Breathing lungs. If you thought that anatomy textbooks bare all, think again. To see the delicate insides of animals, plants, and embryos starkly reproduced by magnetic resonance imaging, tap into this database of in vivo microscopy. With the click of a mouse, you can even watch lungs at work. wwwcivm.mc.duke.edu

To the poles. Did Richard Byrd really fly his airplane over the North Pole in 1926, as he claimed? The Byrd Polar Research Center documents this controversy and tackles other polar issues, as well as putting out an “Ice Sheets” newsletter and maintaining an extensive collection of polar-related links. www-bprc.mps.ohio-state.edu

Cog in the works. Most robotics projects focus only on imitating the human senses and motor abilities. But MIT's Cog Project is in a different realm altogether—it's working to construct Cog and other robots whose intelligence may one day shed light on our own. www.ai.mit.edu/projects/cog

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