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 2018-04-23 10:45 

Scientific American

Could an Industrial Prehuman Civilization Have Existed on Earth Before Ours?...

A provocative new paper suggests some ways to find out...

 2018-04-21 16:00 

Scientific American

If Singing's Tough, Try Whistling...

A new study claims it's easier to accurately whistle a melody than to sing it. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-04-21 12:30 

Scientific American

How to Stop Abandoning Projects...

Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers five ways to stop abandoning projects and finally cross the finish line....

 2018-04-20 19:30 

Scientific American

Panel Recommends FDA Approval of Epilepsy Drug Derived from Marijuana...

Decision paves path to the U.S.'s first medication made from marijuana...

 2018-04-20 18:50 

Scientific American

In 200 Years Cows May Be the Biggest Land Mammals on the Planet...

Humans may be driving large mammals to extinction...

 2018-04-20 17:30 

Scientific American

Antarctic Glaciers Are Helping Drive Their Own Melt...

Meltwater is fueling a feedback loop that lets warm seawater eat away at them from below...

 2018-04-20 13:30 

Scientific American

New NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine Faces 'Uphill Climb' After Contentious Confirmation...

Partisanship and his past statements about climate change could hinder Bridenstine's leadership of the space agency...

 2018-04-20 11:30 

Scientific American

It's Full of Stars: New 3-D Milky Way Map Could Settle Debate over Who Discovered the First Exoplanet...

Better data from the Gaia spacecraft also promises to shed light on mysterious brown dwarfs...

 2018-04-20 11:00 

Scientific American

End the War on Weed...

Federal marijuana laws are counterproductive and overly harsh...

 2018-04-19 21:09 

Scientific American

Traffic Deaths Increase after 4:20 P.M. on 4/20...

A look at a database of fatal traffic accidents found a 12 percent increase on the informal marijuana holiday 4/20 after 4:20 P.M. compared with nearby dates....

 2018-04-19 20:15 

Scientific American

Some Mutations Tied to Autism May Be Passed Down from Fathers...

The findings go against previous studies that suggest mutations are inherited from mothers...

 2018-04-19 17:30 

Scientific American

New Evidence Ties Hans Asperger to Nazi Eugenics Program...

Some experts call for discarding the physician's name from the medical term...

 2018-04-19 17:00 

Scientific American

Human "Sea Nomads" May Have Evolved to Be the World's Elite Divers...

New genetic evidence suggests these indigenous Southeast Asians are singularly suited for underwater hunting...

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Scientific American

What's Next for TESS, NASA's New Exoplanet Hunter?...

The spacecraft is headed to its science orbit and prepping to discover thousands of alien worlds...

 2018-04-19 15:00 

Scientific American

"Warm Transplants" Save Livers and Lives...

A machine that maintains organs at body temperature may help alleviate shortages...

 2018-04-19 14:45 

Scientific American

Recent Ocean Heat Waves Have 'Forever' Altered Great Barrier Reef...

At least 30 percent of corals died off in 2016, and more extreme heat is likely in store...

 2018-04-19 13:00 

Scientific American

Industrial Steel Method from 1968; Industrial Candy in 1868...

Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American...

 2018-04-19 12:30 

Scientific American

How Seashells Take Shape...

Mathematical modeling reveals the mechanical forces that guide the development of mollusk spirals, spines and ribs...

 2018-04-19 02:20 

Scientific American

NYC Mice Are Packed with Pathogens...

Mice trapped in New York City apartment buildings harbored disease-causing bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-04-18 18:30 

Scientific American

Diamonds in Meteorite May Come from a Lost Planet...

Formed at high temperatures and pressures, the gems trace extreme events from the dawn of our solar system...

 2018-04-18 18:00 

Scientific American

IKEA-Building Robot Conquers Touchy-Feely Challenge...

The Swedish furniture has become something of a benchmark for robotics engineers...

 2018-04-18 17:30 

Scientific American

Low-Carbon Investment Is Moving Too Slowly to Rein in Warming, U.N. Warns...

Growing recognition of climate change's economic threat has not stymied fossil fuel investments...

 2018-04-18 17:00 

Scientific American

Bold and Aggressive Behavior Means Birds Thrive in Cities...

Birds living in urban areas rarely get any peace and must cope with almost constant disturbance from both humans and their pets...

 2018-04-18 13:30 

Scientific American

Oil- and Gas-Drilling Noise Stresses Birds...

Animals that nest near the loud equipment show PTSD-like physiology and have more stunted offspring...

 2018-04-18 13:00 

Scientific American

Evolution Research Could Revolutionize Cancer Therapy...

Evolutionary studies indicate that the genetic changes enabling a cancer to develop arise shockingly early within the primary tumor. This discovery points to a promising new approach to therapy...

 2018-04-18 12:30 

Scientific American

Should You Eliminate Oil From Your Diet?...

Is an oil-free diet healthier? What are the arguments for and against eliminating oil from your diet?...

 2018-04-18 10:45 

Scientific American

Otter Poop Helps Scientists Track Pollution at a Superfund Site...

In a contaminated Seattle river, what the mammals leave behind may be a good gauge of cleanup efforts...

 2018-04-17 23:02 

Scientific American

Mine Social Media Posts To Predict Flu...

Researchers used Twitter searches for non-flu words associated with behavior to predict flu outbreaks two weeks in advance....

 2018-04-17 16:30 

Scientific American

The Unlikely Triumph of Dinosaurs...

New fossils and analyses topple the long-standing explanation of how dinosaurs came to rule the earth...

 2018-04-17 16:00 

Scientific American

US Environmental Group Wins Millions to Develop Methane-monitoring Satellite...

The Environmental Defense Fund is working with researchers at Harvard University on the probe...

 2018-04-17 16:00 

Scientific American

U.S. Environmental Group Wins Millions to Develop Methane-Monitoring Satellite...

The Environmental Defense Fund is working with researchers at Harvard University on the probe...

 2018-04-17 15:15 

Scientific American

Cars Threaten Climate Goals in Blue States...

With few coal plants left to shutter, transportation is the main hurdle to meeting emissions targets...

 2018-04-17 13:30 

Scientific American

Our Planet, Ourselves: How Climate Change Results in Emerging Diseases...
 2018-04-17 13:00 

Scientific American

Miniature Human Brains Grow for Months When Implanted in Mice Skulls...

The lab-grown cerebrums are about the size of a lentil...

 2018-04-17 12:30 

Scientific American

How To Reconcile With A Romantic Partner...

Study suggests the best strategy depends on gender...

 2018-04-17 10:45 

Scientific American

The Spice of Death: The Science behind Tainted "Synthetic Marijuana"...

Experts describe how rat poison linked to a recent bleeding outbreak does its damage...

 2018-04-17 01:15 

Scientific American

Planting Milkweed for Monarchs? Make Sure it's Native...

Non-native milkweed species planted in the southern U.S. could harm monarch butterflies as temperatures rise. Jason G. Goldman reports....

 2018-04-16 19:55 

Scientific American

India Joins the Worldwide March for Science...

Scientists across 50 cities took to the streets against funding cuts and government leaders' anti-science rhetoric...

 2018-04-16 15:30 

Scientific American

Ebola Vaccine Appears to Provide Long-Lasting Protection...

Researchers are now optimistic about combating the virus with this inoculation...

 2018-04-16 14:30 

Scientific American

U.N. Agency Agrees to Path for Shipping Emissions Cuts...

Nonbinding resolution, opposed by U.S., is a key step toward mandatory regulations...

 2018-04-16 12:30 

Scientific American

Forestalling a Fatal Decision...

Social scientists have begun to close in on new ways to stop people from taking their own lives...

 2018-04-16 12:00 

Scientific American

The Ultimate Dinosaur Biography, A Cosmological Caper and Other New Science Books...

The latest book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American...

 2018-04-16 10:45 

Scientific American

Q&A: 3-D Printing Rockets with Relativity Space CEO Tim Ellis...

After years of stealthy activity, the start-up is making big moves and revealing its plans to overturn more than a half century of tradition in aerospace manufacturing...

 2018-04-14 12:30 

Scientific American

How Can Science Combat the Opioid Crisis?...

What opioid addiction treatments are more effective and can we vaccinate against addiction?...

 2018-04-14 12:00 

Scientific American

Greenland's Biggest Fire Is a 'Warning' for Its Future...

A wildfire in the summer of 2017 deposited heat-absorbing black carbon on the imperiled ice sheet...

 2018-04-13 22:38 

Scientific American

The Internet Needs A Tune-Up...

Princeton University's Jennifer Rexford talks about optimizing the Internet for the uses it got drafted into performing....

 2018-04-13 19:35 

Scientific American

The March for Science is Back -- Here's What to Expect...

Researchers in the United States, India and Mexico are protesting in advance of major elections...

 2018-04-13 16:45 

Scientific American

Can AI Really Solve Facebook's Problems?...

Despite CEO Mark Zuckerberg's efforts to reassure Congress that artificial intelligence can help find fake news and protect privacy, lawmakers worry the tech may be "biased"...

 2018-04-13 16:45 

Scientific American

Can AI Really Solve Facebook's Problems?...

Despite CEO Mark Zuckerberg's efforts to reassure Congress that artificial intelligence can help find fake news and protect privacy, lawmakers worry the tech may be "biased"...

 2018-04-13 15:45 

Scientific American

Transportation Now Rivals Power Generation as CO2 Source...

Shifts from coal to natural gas have shrunk emissions from electrical plants...

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