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October 2006

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Features

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The Planet Hunters

What Makes a Planet?

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Philadelphia was, and remains, the crucible of North American cricket

Cricket, Anyone?

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Cricket for Dummies

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Neanderthal Man

Say What?

Lincoln's Patent

October Letters

Wild Things: Life as We Know It

Last Page: Moonstruck

Departments

The Object at Hand

Inventive Abe

Indelible Images

When He Said "Jump..."

Presence of Mind

300 Million and Counting

The United States reaches a demographic milestone, thanks largely to immigration

From the Secretary

Wanted!

Our fossil collection is already the world's largest. But we're in search of a complete T. rex

What's Up

What's Up