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 2018-01-16 18:45 

Scientific American

Cells Hack Virus-like Protein to Communicate...

Proteins that researchers think are key to long-term memory formation also move genetic material between cells in both mice and flies...

 2018-01-16 18:00 

Scientific American

Hawaii's Missile Alert Gaffe: Why Good Human-Machine Design Is Critical...

Poor interface design clearly fails to address human errors...

 2018-01-16 18:00 

Scientific American

Hawaii's Missile Alert Gaffe: Why Good HumanMachine Design Is Critical...

Poor interface design clearly fails to address human errors...

 2018-01-16 17:00 

Scientific American

Why Are Some People More Creative Than Others?...

Neuroscientists have started to identify thinking processes and brain regions involved with creativity...

 2018-01-16 16:00 

Scientific American

Christianity Is Not Getting Greener...

U.S. Christians' concerns about the environment have not shifted much in the past two decades...

 2018-01-16 16:00 

Scientific American

Christianity Is Not Getting Greener...

U.S. Christians' concerns about the environment have not shifted much in the past two decades...

 2018-01-16 15:45 

Scientific American

Young "Dreamer" Scientists in Legal Limbo...

Court temporarily revives protections for some as Trump and Congress clash over policy reform...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Scientific American

Darker Skies, Darker Behaviors...
 2018-01-16 14:15 

Scientific American

The Puzzle of the First Black Holes...

How could the oldest black holes have grown so big so early in the universe?...

 2018-01-16 14:00 

Scientific American

Depths of Space, Oceans and Politics...
 2018-01-16 13:30 

Scientific American

Searching for the Dark: The Hunt for Axions...

The Axion Dark Matter Experiment just entered the most sensitive phase yet in its search for invisible particles to explain the universe's hidden mass...

 2018-01-16 11:45 

Scientific American

Experimental Huntington's Therapy Shows Promise in a Small Trial...

Drugs that disrupt production of toxic proteins in the brain could work for various degenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's...

 2018-01-15 15:00 

Scientific American

Researchers Race to Devise a Roadside Test for Driving While High...

Could a sensor-studded brain cap pick up signs of impairment?...

 2018-01-15 14:00 

Scientific American

Scientists Are Taking Extreme Steps to Help Corals Survive...

Scientists are urgently transplanting, fertilizing and enhancing corals to help them adapt to warmer oceans, but rebuilding entire reefs will be daunting...

 2018-01-15 11:45 

Scientific American

Alexa, What Are You Doing with My Family's Personal Info?...

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and several smart-home technologies that debuted at last week's CES add convenience but also raise privacy concerns...

 2018-01-14 14:00 

Scientific American

Readers Respond to the September 2017 Issue...

Letters to the editor from the September 2017 issue of Scientific American...

 2018-01-13 13:00 

Scientific American

When to Worry About Your Blood Pressure...

130/80 is the new high blood pressure threshold. What should your personal blood pressure goal be and when should you worry?...

 2018-01-13 03:35 

Scientific American

Which Came First: The Proboscis or the Flower?...

A new fossil find reveals that the sucking tongue of butterflies—or proboscis—appears to have evolved before the emergence of flowers. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-01-12 21:20 

Scientific American

Looming Landslide Stokes Fears, May Help Disaster Predictions...

Rattlesnake Ridge is collapsing in Washington State. As residents hurry to safety, scientists try to figure out which way rocks will fall...

 2018-01-12 17:00 

Scientific American

Humans Did Not Cause the US Cold Snap...

A new analysis finds the two-week deep freeze had nothing to do with climate change...

 2018-01-12 15:00 

Scientific American

Protected Wildlife Is a Major Casualty In War-Torn Areas of Africa...

During war, rates of ivory poaching go up and animal reproduction declines...

 2018-01-12 11:45 

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Resistance to Common Germs Poses a Hurdle to New Gene Therapies...

Exposure to everyday pathogens generates an immune response that could interfere with CRISPR-based gene-editing treatment...

 2018-01-11 19:45 

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Like Oceans, Freshwater Is Also Acidifying...

Rising CO2 in lakes and reservoirs may harm animals that live in those ecosystems...

 2018-01-11 19:00 

Scientific American

Molecular Clue to the Mystery of Carbon's Cosmic Origin Uncovered...

A chemical found in a distant gas cloud could help explain where planets like Earth get the seeds of life...

 2018-01-11 17:30 

Scientific American

New Volcano Survey Accounts for Materials Ejected from a Volcano...

Researchers used autonomous and remotely operated underwater vehicles to survey the Havre volcano in the Pacific Ocean, leading to a new discovery about submarine volcano deposits....

 2018-01-11 16:00 

Scientific American

Build a Rubber BandPowered Car...

A stretchy science activity from Science Buddies...

 2018-01-11 16:00 

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River Floods Will Threaten Tens of Millions in Next 25 Years...

Storms and heavy rainfall events that cause flooding are expected to become more severe...

 2018-01-11 15:45 

Scientific American

Busting 10 Common Myths About the "Greatest Pandemic in History"...

The 1918 flu did not come from Spain...

 2018-01-11 15:45 

Scientific American

Busting 10 Common Myths about the "Greatest Pandemic in History"...

The 1918 flu did not come from Spain...

 2018-01-11 15:00 

Scientific American

Climate Scientists Unlock the Secrets of Blue Carbon...

Results from a soil survey could bolster efforts to monitor and protect wetlands around the globe...

 2018-01-11 14:30 

Scientific American

Gun Terrorism Is the Deadliest Kind...

Firearms kill more people per attack in high-income countries than any other method...

 2018-01-11 14:00 

Scientific American

Better Instruments Give Scientists a New Way to Study the Cosmos...

The era of "multimessenger astronomy" has arrived...

 2018-01-11 13:30 

Scientific American

Mass Extinction in Earth's Oceans Could Begin by 2100...
 2018-01-11 13:00 

Scientific American

The Prevalence of Autism in the U.S. Appears Steady...

New data suggest the rate hovers between two and three percent...

 2018-01-11 12:15 

Scientific American

Trump Administration Halts Program that Evaluates Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Therapies...

The initiative was terminated without any replacement offerings set up in its place...

 2018-01-11 11:45 

Scientific American

Why Are Women Accused of Witchcraft?...

In rural China, the charge seems used by a household to get land, money, or other resources from rivals...

 2018-01-11 11:45 

Scientific American

Witch Hunts Today: Abuse of Women, Superstition, and Murder Collide in India...

More than 2,500 people have died because failed development in villages heighten gender inequality and tensions, experts say...

 2018-01-11 01:30 

Scientific American

You Live In a Strange Solar System...

Astronomers found that other star systems tend to host similarly sized exoplanets—far different from ours. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-01-10 20:00 

Scientific American

Triassic Butterfly Park?...

Fossil find questions the idea that flowers drove the evolution of butterflies and moths...

 2018-01-10 18:15 

Scientific American

Armadillo, Hedgehog and Rabbit Genes Reveal How Pregnancy Evolved...

Inflammatory response tweaks may enable the embryo to implant in the uterus...

 2018-01-10 18:00 

Scientific American

Dead Stars Orbiting Black Holes May Explain Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts...

Scientists are peering into the "engines" behind some of the most extreme outbursts in the universe...

 2018-01-10 16:00 

Scientific American

Climate Webpages Erased and Obscured Under Trump...

Critics of the new administration see a troubling pattern where information is hidden from the public...

 2018-01-10 16:00 

Scientific American

Climate Web Pages Erased and Obscured under Trump...

Critics of the new administration see a troubling pattern where information is hidden from the public...

 2018-01-10 15:30 

Scientific American

Why Our Own Immune Systems Attack Our Best Drugs--and How to Stop It...

Many new drugs trigger an immune reaction that cripples them—and the race is on to thwart the attack...

 2018-01-10 15:15 

Scientific American

Nominee to Head HHS Vows to Tackle High Drug Costs...

The former pharmaceutical executive said tackling the opioid crisis will be another priority...

 2018-01-10 14:30 

Scientific American

Ralph Steadman's World of Endangered Animals, a Natural History of Carbon and Other New Science Books...

Book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American...

 2018-01-10 14:00 

Scientific American

People Don't Trust AI Here's How We Can Change That...

Start by understanding why people are so reluctant to trust AI in the first place...

 2018-01-10 14:00 

Scientific American

Why Our Own Immune Systems Attack Our Best Drugs--And How to Stop It...

Many new drugs trigger an immune reaction that cripples them—and the race is on to thwart the attack...

 2018-01-10 14:00 

Scientific American

People Don't Trust AI--Here's How We Can Change That...

Start by understanding why people are so reluctant to trust AI in the first place...

 2018-01-10 13:30 

Scientific American

Could Cobalt Choke Our Electric Vehicle Future?...

Demand for the metal, which is critical to EV batteries, could soon outstrip supply...

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