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 2021-01-16 17:00 

Scientific American

The Timeless Journey of the Mbius Strip...

After the disaster of 2020, let's hope we're not on a figurative one...

 2021-01-16 15:00 

Scientific American

Biden Names Top Geneticist Eric Lander as Science Adviser...

U.S. president-elect also elevates the position to the cabinet for the first time...

 2021-01-15 20:00 

Scientific American

Coronavirus News Roundup, January 9-January 15...

Pandemic highlights for the week...

 2021-01-15 19:00 

Scientific American

Mysterious Heat Spikes inside Cells Are Probed with Tiny Diamonds...

A new type of sensor may help solve a puzzling cellular phenomenon...

 2021-01-15 14:00 

Scientific American

Unrivaled View of Brilliant 'Planetary Nebula' NGC 2899...

Its distinctive butterfly shape is caused by one star interfering with the gas expulsion pattern of another...

 2021-01-15 12:00 

Scientific American

Scientists Weigh In on India's Citizenship Debate...

Repressive measures by India's government are sparking a backlash in the nation's scientific community...

 2021-01-15 11:45 

Scientific American

Telescopes on Far Side of the Moon Could Illuminate the Cosmic Dark Ages...

Instruments deployed on missions to the lunar far side might give us an unprecedented view of the early universe...

 2021-01-15 11:45 

Scientific American

Telescopes on Far Side of the Moon Could Illuminate the Cosmic Dark Ages...

Instruments deployed on missions to the lunar far side might give us an unprecedented view of the early universe...

 2021-01-14 19:00 

Scientific American

NASA Says 2020 Tied for Hottest Year on Record...

Meanwhile NOAA put the year just behind 2016 in the charts, but it was remarkably hot by either agency's measure...

 2021-01-14 16:30 

Scientific American

Warming May Push Ecosystems to Release Carbon, Instead of Absorbing It...

Nearly half of terrestrial ecosystems could reach this tipping point in just a few decades...

 2021-01-14 16:00 

Scientific American

How Science Explains Trump's Grip on White Males...

Research on risk perception can help us understand the Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol...

 2021-01-14 14:00 

Scientific American

The Remaining COVID-19 Journey...

With a vaccine in limited availability, many still need medicines to keep the virus at bay...

 2021-01-14 13:00 

Scientific American

The World's Oldest Animal Paintings Are on This Cave Wall...

Depictions of pigs found in Indonesia date back at least 45,500 years...

 2021-01-14 12:30 

Scientific American

Earth's Biodiversity Bursts Do Not Follow Expected Pattern...

Life's great radiations do not always line up with mass extinctions, a new study shows...

 2021-01-14 12:00 

Scientific American

Scientific Collaboration in a Divided World...

An initiative in Arctic bird conservation shows the value of cooperation across geographic and political boundaries...

 2021-01-14 11:45 

Scientific American

Should We Change COVID Vaccine Doses to Reach More People? What the Data Say...

Scientists are debating whether to delay, skip or halve doses. But untested tweaks could shake public confidence...

 2021-01-14 11:45 

Scientific American

Should We Change COVID Vaccine Doses to Reach More People? What the Data Say...

Scientists are debating whether to delay, skip or halve doses. But untested tweaks could shake public confidence...

 2021-01-13 20:45 

Scientific American

Virgin Orbit's First Launch of 2021 Is Imminent...

The company is targeting Sunday, January 17 for sending its LauncherOne rocket to space from the belly of a 747 jet...

 2021-01-13 20:00 

Scientific American

Rising Costs of U.S. Flood Damage Linked to Climate Change...

As warming temperatures intensified precipitation over the last 30 years, floods costs have risen by $2.5 billion...

 2021-01-13 16:15 

Scientific American

Dire Wolves Were Not Really Wolves, New Genetic Clues Reveal...

The extinct giant canids were a remarkable example of convergent evolution...

 2021-01-13 16:00 

Scientific American

What We've Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2020...

Dozens of frogs, fish, orchids and other species—many unseen for decades—may no longer exist due to humanity's destructive effects on the planet....

 2021-01-13 14:00 

Scientific American

Mountain Water Supply to Two Billion People Could Change...

Data about Earth's 78 most important mountaintops foretell changes in the amount and timing of snowmelt...

 2021-01-13 12:30 

Scientific American

COVID Is on Track to Become the U.S.'s Leading Cause of Death--Yet Again...

This winter the novel coronavirus may kill more people than heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer's or diabetes...

 2021-01-13 12:30 

Scientific American

COVID Is on Track to Become the U.S.'s Leading Cause of Death--Yet Again...

This winter the novel coronavirus may kill more people than heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer's or diabetes...

 2021-01-13 12:00 

Scientific American

The Quantum Computer Revolution Must Include Women...

Physics is still dominated by men, which means we're largely missing out on the talents of half the population...

 2021-01-13 11:45 

Scientific American

'Nanolites' Can Trigger Dangerous Volcanic Explosions...

Tiny crystals play a big role in unexpectedly violent eruptions...

 2021-01-12 22:30 

Scientific American

What is Chronic Kidney Disease and How Might it Affect You?...

In the U.S., a third of Americans are at risk of chronic kidney disease, and age is a major factor. More than half of Americans over 75 are thought to have some sort of kidney damage. Here's what......

 2021-01-12 19:45 

Scientific American

Record Drop in U.S. Emissions Is No Cause for Celebration...

The pandemic drove a 10.3 percent decline in greenhouse gases last year but experts expect levels to rebound in 2021...

 2021-01-12 19:00 

Scientific American

The Mind-Expanding Power of Complementarity...

Embracing divergent perspectives at the same time is a key to understanding reality...

 2021-01-12 15:00 

Scientific American

Now Is the Time to Reestablish Reality...

We need to agree on the evidence—so we can disagree on what to do in light of it...

 2021-01-12 14:45 

Scientific American

On Climate, Biden Must Do More Than Undo Trump's Damage...

The new administration cannot just go back to the future on carbon emissions...

 2021-01-12 14:30 

Scientific American

To Control COVID, Biden Needs to Marshal Federal Resources--and Change Attitudes...

The incoming U.S. president must help skeptics see benefits in masks and persuade Congress to spend more money on testing and protective gear...

 2021-01-12 14:15 

Scientific American

The Four Most Pressing Science Priorities for the Next President...
 2021-01-12 14:00 

Scientific American

Cosmic Mysteries, Zombie Battles and Science for the Future...

Scientists are figuring out the loss of smell in COVID—but not the energy of the not so empty cosmos...

 2021-01-12 13:00 

Scientific American

Did We Receive a Message from a Planet Orbiting the Nearest Star?...

A radio blip, seemingly from Proxima Centauri, where an Earth-size planet world orbits in the habitable zone, is tantalizing—but it's probably not a signal from aliens...

 2021-01-12 11:45 

Scientific American

Climate Deniers Shift Tactics to 'Inactivism'...

Fossil fuel interests are trying to blame climate change on individuals while also sewing division, says Michael Mann, one of their prime targets...

 2021-01-11 19:30 

Scientific American

The 'Shared Psychosis' of Donald Trump and His Loyalists...

Forensic psychiatrist Bandy X. Lee explains the outgoing president's pathological appeal and how to wean people from it...

 2021-01-11 19:00 

Scientific American

Billion-Dollar Disasters Shattered U.S. Record in 2020...

The 22 events that each caused at least $1 billion in damage show the increasing costs of climate change...

 2021-01-11 18:00 

Scientific American

Militia Expert Warns Trump's Capitol Insurrectionists Could Try Again...

Fieldwork shows white men fighting against equality gains by women and minorities in the U.S.—and longing to return to a past that nullifies such changes...

 2021-01-11 17:00 

Scientific American

Martian Satellite Photos Show Dynamic Planet...

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter celebrated its 15th year circling Mars...

 2021-01-11 16:00 

Scientific American

Brown Tree Snakes Twist Themselves into 'Lassos' to Climb...

The reptiles scale trees with a technique never before observed in any snake...

 2021-01-11 13:00 

Scientific American

Bees Use 'Bullshit' Defense to Keep Giant Hornets at Bay...

The prospect of death by giant hornet has pushed some Asian honey bees to resort to a poop-based defense system...

 2021-01-11 12:00 

Scientific American

The Science of Spiritual Narcissism...

Self-enhancement through spiritual practices can fool some of us into thinking we're evolving and growing when all we're growing is our ego...

 2021-01-11 11:45 

Scientific American

Towering Sequoias Are Even Bigger Than Thought, Laser Scans Suggest...

Laser light reveals the structure of the planet's tallest trees...

 2021-01-10 17:00 

Scientific American

Our Improbable Existence Is No Evidence for a Multiverse...

Experts in probability have spotted a logical flaw in theorists' reasoning...

 2021-01-09 17:00 

Scientific American

Extremely Boring Aliens...

Perhaps other life in the universe is, in the end, utterly dull...

 2021-01-08 21:15 

Scientific American

Could New COVID Variants Undermine Vaccines? Labs Scramble to Find Out...

Researchers race to determine why variants identified in Britain and South Africa spread so quickly and whether they'll compromise vaccines...

 2021-01-08 18:30 

Scientific American

Gasoline Car Sales to End by 2035 in Massachusetts...

Charging stations will need to become as common as gas stations...

 2021-01-08 15:00 

Scientific American

We Must Find Ways to Detect Cancer Much Earlier...

The job of the oncologist of the future will be to prevent and treat the emergence of disease...

 2021-01-08 14:00 

Scientific American

Mosquitoes Stab Animals with a Syringelike Proboscis...

Viewed side by side, the insects' organ and a human-made syringe are uncannily similar...

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