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 2018-12-10 19:30 

Scientific American

Voyager 2 Spacecraft Enters Interstellar Space...

After a journey of more than four decades, Voyager 2 has passed beyond the sun's influence...

 2018-12-10 17:00 

Scientific American

U.S. Stands with Russia and Saudi Arabia Against Climate Science...

At a meeting to coordinate climate action, the nations thwarted recognition of a recent report expressing the urgency of reducing emissions...

 2018-12-10 11:45 

Scientific American

Infectious Outbreaks Threaten the Last Asiatic Lions...

Parasites and dog disease in India sweep through the cats' only home, triggering fears for the species' survival...

 2018-12-09 03:00 

Scientific American

Utah's Deserts Are Bee Hotspots...

The Trump administration is shrinking Utah's desert monuments, stripping some federal protections for wild pollinators. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-12-08 14:30 

Scientific American

What Are the Benefits of Drinking Aloe Juice?...

Applying aloe vera gel to a burn can help the skin heal more quickly. But many people also advocate drinking the aloe vera juice...

 2018-12-07 18:50 

Scientific American

China Launches First-Ever Mission to the Moon's Farside...

In late December or early January the Chang'e 4 spacecraft will touch down at a site near the lunar south pole within the solar system's largest-known impact crater...

 2018-12-07 16:35 

Scientific American

Researchers Decry "Misrepresented" Findings in Fuel Efficiency Rollback Plan...

The Trump administration analysis to justify the rule change made several major errors, a new study says...

 2018-12-07 11:45 

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Google Searches Could Predict Heroin Overdoses...

Internet queries about opioids are linked to drug-related hospital admissions...

 2018-12-07 00:00 

Scientific American

Who's a Smart Dog?!...

An estimate of dog intelligence requires looking at non-dogs as well to understand what's special to canines and what is just typical of the taxonomic groups they're in....

 2018-12-06 20:15 

Scientific American

"Superhuman" AI Triumphs Playing the Toughest Board Games...

Will a general algorithm that masters chess, go and shogi succeed as well for games with less-defined rules?...

 2018-12-06 18:00 

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CO2 Emissions Reached an All-Time High in 2018...

The uptick follows several years of relatively flat emissions, underscoring the urgency of climate action...

 2018-12-06 17:30 

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Germs of Genius--a Masterpiece's "Microbiome" Can Spell Its Demise...

But microbes living on canvases may also help preserve irreplaceable works of art...

 2018-12-06 17:30 

Scientific American

Germs of Genius--a Masterpiece's "Microbiome" Can Spell Its Demise...

But microbes living on canvases may also help preserve irreplaceable works of art...

 2018-12-06 13:00 

Scientific American

Is the U.S. Lagging in the Quest for Quantum Computing?...

U.S. government funding is needed to sustain the arduous journey toward a practical quantum computer, experts say...

 2018-12-06 11:45 

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Freshwater is Getting Saltier, Threatening People and Wildlife...

Road deicing, industrial activity and other culprits are pushing salt levels in rivers and streams to alarming levels...

 2018-12-06 02:35 

Scientific American

Data Reveals Most Influential Movies...

By analyzing the network connections between 47,000 films on IMDb, researchers found the most influential films ever made. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-12-05 20:25 

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Pig Hearts Successfully Transplanted into Baboons for First Time...

The cross-species heart procedure brings human trials into view...

 2018-12-05 20:25 

Scientific American

Baboons Survive for Half a Year after Heart Transplants from Pigs...

The cross-species heart procedure brings human trials into view...

 2018-12-05 17:30 

Scientific American

Coal Use Continues to Decline in the U.S....

One power company announces a goal of 100 percent clean energy as a near-record number of coal-fired power plant close...

 2018-12-05 16:00 

Scientific American

A New Connection Between the Gut and the Brain...

A surprising way that diet leads risks of stroke and cognitive and impairment...

 2018-12-05 14:30 

Scientific American

How to Overcome Feelings of Shame...

Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks with psychologist Dr. Joseph Burgo about the often-misunderstood experience of shame...

 2018-12-05 14:00 

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Geologists Measure Bullet Damage to Ancient Middle Eastern Settlements...

The ultimate goal is to inform efforts to conserve or repair heritage sites...

 2018-12-05 11:45 

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First Successful Uterus Transplant from Deceased Donor Leads to Healthy Baby...

If repeated, the feat may open the door to expanding infertility treatments...

 2018-12-04 19:30 

Scientific American

New Gravitational-Wave Detections Include Largest, Most Distant Black Hole Crash Ever...

The four fresh signals from merging black holes hint at a forthcoming data deluge from the LIGO and Virgo observatories...

 2018-12-04 16:30 

Scientific American

Bees Get Stung by Decision to Scale Back National Monument...

The rich flower diversity of Grand Staircase-Escalante supports hundreds of species of bees...

 2018-12-04 11:45 

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Heavy Rains and Hurricanes Clear a Path for Supercharged Mold...

Warmer temperatures and rising CO2 can also ramp up some fungal toxins and allergens...

 2018-12-03 18:30 

Scientific American

China Set to Launch First-ever Spacecraft to the Far Side of the Moon...

Chang'e-4 mission will test plant growth on the Moon, and listen for radio emissions normally blocked by Earth's atmosphere...

 2018-12-03 17:30 

Scientific American

Bush Had a Lasting Impact on Climate and Air Policy...

The late 41st president started the national climate assessment and enacted policies to target acid rain...

 2018-12-03 15:45 

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Here's How Much Climate Change Could Cost the U.S....

Warming could exact a major economic toll, but reducing emissions and adapting to changes can alleviate those costs...

 2018-12-03 11:45 

Scientific American

Warming Waters Could Make Sharks "Right-Handed"--and Deadlier...

New findings reveal how rising ocean temperatures could boost sharks' thinking, potentially disrupting food chains...

 2018-12-02 13:00 

Scientific American

First CRISPR Babies: 6 Questions That Remain...

Startling human-genome editing claim leaves many open questions, from He Jiankui's next move to the future of the field...

 2018-12-01 15:30 

Scientific American

Why Do We Put Telescopes in Space?...

Putting a telescope in space has its limitations. It can't be too big, it's difficult to repair, and it costs a lot of money. So why do we even do it?...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Creating Synthetic Silk from Microbes...

Engineered bacteria produce silk-like fibers that are as strong as natural ones...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Plants That Lived on Mount Everest Rediscovered in Forgotten Lab Collection...

The specimens, which went unstudied for nearly seven decades, show adaptations to high elevation...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Sponge Cities Can Limit Urban Floods and Droughts...

Restoring natural water flows in cities can lessen the impacts of floods and droughts...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Technologies That Shape the World: 2018 Edition...
 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Molecular Microscope Lets Scientists Peer inside Single Cells...

The new technology can identify proteins that distinguish healthy cells from diseased ones...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

The Term "Anthropocene" Is Popular--and Problematic...

A popular name for our era perpetuates misperceptions about humans and nature...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

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How to Cultivate a Warm Computer-Side Manner...

There's a right way for doctors to integrate technology into patient care...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

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In Case You Missed It...

Top news from around the world...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

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Bad First Impressions Are Not Set in Stone...

People are more willing to change their mind about people they initially deem "nasty" versus those they deem "nice"...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

1968: J. B. Gurdon on Pluripotent Cells; 1918: Sending the Army Back Home...

Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Detecting Fog Using Signals from Cell-Phone Towers...

A novel technique can predict foggy conditions an hour before they appear...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

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The Ocean's Wilderness Areas Are Smaller Than You Think--and They're Disappearing Fast...

Just 13 percent of the ocean remains largely untouched by human activity...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

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Spooky Quantum Action Passes Test...

Recent experiments quash the hope that the unsettling phenomenon of quantum entanglement can be explained away...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Gene Therapy Tackles a Common Birth Defect: Deafness...

After false starts, researchers are making progress toward treating deafness with gene therapy...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Unraveling the Mathematics of Smell...

Scientists have created a "map" of odor molecules, which could ultimately be used to predict new scent combinations...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Kids Today Are Being Socialized to Think They're Fragile Snowflakes...

A looming crisis and how to avert it...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Readers Respond to the August 2018 Issue...

Letters to the editor from the August 2018 issue of Scientific American...

 2018-12-01 14:00 

Scientific American

Ingenious Method Reveals Precious Human Remains Hidden in Fossil "Junk"...

A new technique for identifying tiny fragments of fossilized bone is helping to answer key questions about when, where and how human species interacted with one another...

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