27 February 2004
Vol 303, Issue 5662

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COVER Around the world, "science" goes by many names [from left to right, in descending rows: Japanese, German, Bengali (Roman script), Bahasa Malaysia, Bengali (Bengali script), Tamil, Cherokee, Swahili, Asante Twi, Hindi, Finnish, Slovak, Albanian, Arabic, Italian, Spanish, Tibetan, Russian, Dutch, Malayalam, Chinese, Hebrew, Hawaiian, and Swedish]. This special section explores new research on the origins, history, and future of language. See page 1315.