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Honda unleashes the Insight, its ''Prius-fighter''

In advance of the Paris International Auto Show in early October, Honda has released photos of its new entry-level hybrid car, which the press has (naturally) labeled the “Prius-fighter.” Reports indicate the Insight, a five-door family hatchback that is scheduled to hit dealership floors worldwide next year, is to be priced around $18,000, some $3,000 less than Toyota’s vaunted Prius gasoline-electric hybrid...

September 7, 2008 — Steve Ashley

Russia border dispute: Woolly mammoth is American, not Siberian

What a long, strange evolutionary trip. The last of the woolly mammoths had North American, not Asian roots, new science suggests.

Many scientists thought the woolly mammoths -- relatives of the elephant -- represented one large population that spanned the Bering Land Bridge between present-day Alaska and Siberia...

September 4, 2008 — Jordan Lite

Obama and McCain on science: Where do they stand?

Newly minted Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has made clear she's open to teaching creationism in public school science classes and to oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)...

September 4, 2008 — Jordan Lite

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