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How Does Malta Factor Into The Eurozone Crisis?

Sixty-nine men and women on an island in the middle of the Mediterranean gather in a 16th century palace Monday to make a decision that impacts the very heart of the global financial crisis. There's no better example of the stultifying impact of politics on the eurozone than the fact that the fate of a continent can be determined by the parliament of Malta. It will be the sixteenth of seventeen legislatures to vote on expanding the eurozone bail-out fund, having infuriated the world's mightiest financial institutions by delaying a decision this week.

Book Review: 'Garden Time,' W.S. Merwin

Our poetry reviewer, Tess Taylor, praises the most recent collection by W.S. Merwin called, Garden Time.

Dental Detectives: What Fossil Teeth Reveal About Ancestral Human Diets

From the thickness of tooth enamel to the molecular signatures on a tooth left behind by foods eaten by a human, fossil teeth hold many clues to the diets of our ancestors.

We've Seen This Election Before, In Classic Movies

It's life imitating art — election edition. A look at movies that have covered ground that's been well trod this campaign season, like A Face in the Crowd and The Lion in Winter and Ace in the Hole.

Researchers Build 'Nightmare Machine'

An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.

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