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 2018-09-21 17:00 

Scientific American

Prepare for 10 Feet of Sea Level Rise, California Commission Tells Coastal Cities...

Though an extreme scenario, it should be factored in to coastal infrastructure planning, new guidance suggests...

 2018-09-21 15:45 

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Discovery of Galileo's Long-Lost Letter Shows He Edited His Heretical Ideas to Fool the Inquisition...

Document shows he lied about his alterations...

 2018-09-21 13:30 

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Algorithms for Quantum Computers...

Developers are perfecting programs meant to run on quantum computers...

 2018-09-21 13:03 

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Plasmonic Materials...

Light-controlled nanomaterials are revolutionizing sensor technology...

 2018-09-21 10:45 

Scientific American

"Gambling Brain" Studies Make Clear Why It's Hard to Stop Rolling the Dice...

Neural regions underlying risk-taking and regret may one day point toward treatments for compulsive betting...

 2018-09-20 18:45 

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Pet Store Puppies Blamed for Drug-Resistant Infections...

More than 100 people have become ill with diarrheal disease...

 2018-09-20 18:00 

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Say Hello to Dickinsonia, the Animal Kingdom's Newest (and Oldest) Member...

Half-billion-year-old fossils reveal new details about one of the most mysterious chapters in Earth's history...

 2018-09-20 16:15 

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Carbon Prices Are Too Low to Reduce Emissions...

Though carbon taxes are spreading, they do not reflect actual climate costs...

 2018-09-20 12:30 

Scientific American

Gene Drive...

A genetic tool that can alter—and potentially eliminate—entire species has taken a dramatic leap forward...

 2018-09-20 12:00 

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Electroceuticals...

Nerve-stimulating therapies could soon replace drugs for many chronic conditions...

 2018-09-20 10:45 

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How Will Trump's Emergency Text Alerts Work?...

The president plans to send a test message in a system that would notify Americans of an imminent attack or other catastrophe...

 2018-09-19 18:20 

Scientific American

Giant Ice Volcanoes Once Covered Dwarf Planet Ceres...

A new study suggests a strange and surprisingly lively geological cycle for the small world...

 2018-09-19 17:55 

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Mosquitoes Could Carry Plastic Particles Into the Food Chain...

Microplastics stay in the insects' bodies from larva to adulthood...

 2018-09-19 17:15 

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New White House Biodefense Plan Omits Climate Change...

Research has shown that warming may aide the spread of some infectious diseases...

 2018-09-19 17:03 

Scientific American

Pirates Needed Science Too...

On International Talk Like a Pirate Day, here's an eye-patch-witness account of how science helps in all peg-leg walks of life, even piracy...

 2018-09-19 14:00 

Scientific American

10 Tips to Supercharge Your Running Routine...

By rethinking our running habits we can maximize running's benefits and minimize its shortcomings...

 2018-09-19 12:30 

Scientific American

Lab-Grown Meat...

Meat produced without killing animals is heading to your dinner table...

 2018-09-19 12:00 

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Implantable Drug-Making Cells...

Releasing drugs directly into patients' bodies as they are needed is fast becoming feasible...

 2018-09-19 12:00 

Scientific American

Reimagining of Schrdinger's Cat Breaks Quantum Mechanics--and Stumps Physicists...

In a multi-"cat" experiment, the textbook interpretation of quantum theory seems to lead to contradictory pictures of reality, physicists claim...

 2018-09-19 12:00 

Scientific American

Reimagining of Schrdinger's Cat Breaks Quantum Mechanics—and Stumps Physicists...

In a multi-"cat" experiment the textbook interpretation of quantum theory seems to lead to contradictory pictures of reality, physicists claim...

 2018-09-19 10:45 

Scientific American

Female Cockroaches May Cluster Together to Avoid Male Harassment...

Pacific beetle cockroaches form groups and kick out unwanted suitors...

 2018-09-19 03:00 

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Sea Otters' Powerful Paw Prey Perception...

The marine mammals have extraordinarily sensitive touch—which helps them nab prey in the absence of other sensory cues. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-09-18 17:15 

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SpaceX Plans to Fly Humans Around the Moon in 2023...

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and a hand-picked coterie of artists could embark on a lunar mission within five years...

 2018-09-18 16:15 

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Florence's Floods Reveal Exposure of Rural Areas to Climate Change...

For cash-strapped communities, planning for a warmer future is a luxury...

 2018-09-18 13:30 

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The Danger of Judging Scientists by What They Discover...

Researchers follow the truth where it leads them, but study shows the personal costs...

 2018-09-18 13:00 

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Our Truest Companions...
 2018-09-18 12:30 

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AI That Can Argue and Instruct...

New algorithms will enable personal devices to learn any topic well enough to debate it...

 2018-09-18 12:00 

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AI for Molecular Design...

Machine-learning algorithms are speeding up the search for novel drugs and materials...

 2018-09-18 10:45 

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Big Data Gives the "Big 5" Personality Traits a Makeover...

An analysis of 1.5 million people tries to more accurately categorize people's character traits...

 2018-09-18 06:45 

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Precision Medicine Comes of Age...

After years of research, therapies tailored to the genomes of individual patients are reaching maturity...

 2018-09-17 21:37 

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Science News Briefs From Around the World...

A few very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe....

 2018-09-17 18:45 

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Warming Boosted Florence's Rainfall, One Expert Says...

The hurricane was likely fueled by some of the warmer spots in the Atlantic Oceans this year...

 2018-09-17 17:15 

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Here's the Data behind Apple's New Heart-Monitoring App...

The FDA is reviewing evidence from hundreds of people that used the company's watch...

 2018-09-17 16:50 

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Number of New Heroin Users Drops, But Overdose Deaths Continue to Climb...

Government data provides fresh snapshot of annual drug use behavior...

 2018-09-17 16:50 

Scientific American

Number of New Heroin Users Drops, but Overdose Deaths Continue to Climb...

Government data provides fresh snapshot of annual drug-use behavior...

 2018-09-17 12:30 

Scientific American

Advanced Diagnostics for Personalized Medicine...

A new generation of tools could help end one-size-fits-all therapeutics...

 2018-09-17 12:00 

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Augmented Reality Everywhere...

Coming soon: the world overlaid with data...

 2018-09-17 10:45 

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The Future of Fish Farming May Be Indoors...

New advancements in water filtration and circulation make it possible for indoor fish farms to dramatically grow in size and production...

 2018-09-15 12:30 

Scientific American

What Is Gymnema Sylvestre and Can It Kill Sugar Cravings?...

Gymnemic acid binds to the taste receptors on your tongue that perceive sweetness. As a result, it makes sweet things taste a lot less sweet...

 2018-09-15 12:00 

Scientific American

Searching for Chocolate's Roots, and Enemies, in Colombia's Wilderness...

A newfound peace has spurred the hunt for disease-resistant wild cacao within the nation's borders...

 2018-09-14 17:00 

Scientific American

27 Major Cities Retreat from Peak Greenhouse Gas Emissions...

New York City, London and Sydney are among the cities whose emissions are declining, a new report finds...

 2018-09-14 14:00 

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The Closest Exoplanet to Earth Could Be "Highly Habitable"...

A new study suggests Proxima Centauri could sustain liquid water on its surface...

 2018-09-14 13:00 

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Burning Man's Mathematical Underbelly...

It's mostly an art festival, but attendees are impressively fascinated with science and math...

 2018-09-14 12:00 

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South Africa Pushes Science to Improve Daily Life...

Sweeping policy changes aim to refocus research efforts on poverty, unemployment, drought and other national problems...

 2018-09-14 10:45 

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The Environment's New Clothes: Biodegradable Textiles Grown from Live Organisms...

To combat the ill effects of "fast fashion," designers look for more sustainable methods...

 2018-09-14 10:15 

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The Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2018...

Understanding the latest innovations—and their challenges—will help society determine how to maximize their benefits...

 2018-09-14 10:00 

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Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2018...

Disruptive solutions that are poised to change the world...

 2018-09-13 18:45 

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Space Station Commander: It's "Absolutely a Shame" to Suggest Astronauts Caused Leak...

The lead astronaut on the station defends the integrity of his team...

 2018-09-13 18:30 

Scientific American

North Carolina's Natural Hurricane Defenses Are Disappearing...

Development and sea level rise are chipping away at the barrier islands that help shield the mainland...

 2018-09-13 17:30 

Scientific American

7 Ways to Let Go of Guilt...

Guilt makes us feel lower than a worm's belly but it is also a sign of empathy and a signal that we care about not hurting others...

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