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 2018-07-21 12:30 

Scientific American

Does Sugar Really Suppress the Immune System?...

Eating sugar may put your white blood cells into a temporary coma. But there's a lot more to the story of how sugar affects our immune response...

 2018-07-21 12:00 

Scientific American

Following a New Trail of Crumbs to Agriculture's Origins...

Archaeologists have found tiny pieces of ancient bread from hunter-gatherers that predate agriculture by about 4,000 years...

 2018-07-20 18:00 

Scientific American

Sea Level Rise Could Inundate the Internet...

Extreme sea level rise could swamp internet cabling and hubs by 2033—and coastal cities like New York, Seattle and Miami are at greatest risk. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-07-20 17:00 

Scientific American

Who Owns the Moon? A Space Lawyer Answers...

Did the Stars and Stripes on the moon signify the establishment of an American colony?...

 2018-07-20 14:30 

Scientific American

5 Things to Watch as the Trump Administration Weakens Car Rules...

Legal battles loom and pollution levels could rise as fuel economy standards are relaxed...

 2018-07-20 14:00 

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How Can Scientists Help Make Cities More Sustainable?...

Researchers have data. Corporate executives have innovations. Mayors have real problems to solve. Yet these people do not necessarily understand how they can help one another make cities healthier......

 2018-07-20 13:00 

Scientific American

Study Ties Autism to Maternal High Blood Pressure, Diabetes...

Children born to women who had diabetes or high blood pressure while pregnant are at an increased risk of autism, two new studies suggest...

 2018-07-20 12:00 

Scientific American

Why Nature Prefers Couples, Even for Yeast...

Some species have the equivalent of many more than two sexes, but most do not. A new model suggests the reason depends on how often they mate...

 2018-07-20 10:45 

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Nuclear Bomb Sensors Eavesdrop on Whales...

A network of hydrophones intended to monitor nuclear tests may prove useful for conservation...

 2018-07-20 00:41 

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Astronomy Tool Helps ID Sharks...

Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns....

 2018-07-19 17:00 

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U.S. Health Care Companies Begin Exploring Blockchain Technologies...

The goal is a health care system where patients have accurate and updated records that are secure against tampering or snooping...

 2018-07-19 15:30 

Scientific American

How Big Batteries at Data Centers Could Replace Power Plants...

Battery systems intended as backups may help companies like Microsoft increasingly employ renewable energy...

 2018-07-19 12:00 

Scientific American

FDA Chief Slams Drug Makers for Stalling Release of Biosimilars...

Americans could have saved $4.5 billion last year if these products were more available, agency official says...

 2018-07-19 12:00 

Scientific American

FDA Chief Slams Drugmakers for Stalling Release of Biosimilars...

Americans could have saved $4.5 billion last year if these products were more available, agency official says...

 2018-07-19 10:45 

Scientific American

Wired Greenhouse Tech Could Help Arctic Communities Bloom with Bounty...

Developments in LED lighting and remote monitoring have made year-round growing one feasible solution to Arctic food insecurity...

 2018-07-19 02:22 

Scientific American

Mammals Moonlight Around Human Settlements...

A study of human-mammal interaction across the globe found that animals are more prone to take to the night around humans. Jason G. Goldman reports....

 2018-07-18 18:45 

Scientific American

Visiting a National Park this Summer? Hold your breath....

New study finds city-like air pollution levels in the nation's parks...

 2018-07-18 18:00 

Scientific American

Druggists Shouldn't Act as Morality Police...

A number of states let pharmacists deny service based purely on their personal beliefs. That's unconscionable....

 2018-07-18 15:45 

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House Republican Is Proposing a $23 Carbon Tax...

The draft bill is an attempt at compromise between environmentalists and conservatives favoring climate action...

 2018-07-18 12:30 

Scientific American

4 Myths About Extroversion We're Guilty of Believing...

Is it true that extroverts have shallow relationships and draw energy from others like a vampire? Not so fast...

 2018-07-18 12:00 

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Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You--And It Could Raise Your Rates...

Insurers and data brokers are predicting your health costs based on data about race, marital status and other sensitive information...

 2018-07-18 10:45 

Scientific American

Oddball Galaxy Puts Dark Matter Theory to the Test...

Critical responses have broadsided a study claiming the discovery of a galaxy missing evidence of invisible mass...

 2018-07-17 20:30 

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Science for Sustainable Cities...

How smart urban planning and design can help people and the planet...

 2018-07-17 17:00 

Scientific American

Resistance to Gonorrhea Spurs Bespoke Treatments...

Researchers are developing diagnostics to determine which drugs might work for specific patients...

 2018-07-17 16:00 

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Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record...

The feat could pave the way for more powerful computing, although the technology is still in its early stages...

 2018-07-17 15:30 

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Fueled by Climate Change, Wildfires Erode Air Quality Gains...

Such fires are causing spikes in fine particles that threaten human health...

 2018-07-17 14:02 

Scientific American

Jupiter's Moon Total Hits 79...

The International Astronomical Union reports that there are now 79 known Jovian moons, with a dozen found last year....

 2018-07-17 13:15 

Scientific American

The Seventh Sense...

Long thought to be divorced from the brain, the immune system turns out to be intimately involved in its functioning...

 2018-07-17 13:00 

Scientific American

A Sense of Discovery: How the Immune System Works with the Brain...
 2018-07-17 12:00 

Scientific American

What is Less Scary in the Dark?...

There is a way that the dark makes us feel safer—and this has implications for our health...

 2018-07-17 11:30 

Scientific American

Tinder for Cheetahs? Big Cats Are Attracted by Urine Smell...

The enticing scent of pee could help female felines choose the best mate...

 2018-07-17 10:45 

Scientific American

Science-Backed Congress Candidates Rack Up Wins and Losses...

Midway to November's big election, success for scientist-politicians seems to rest on non-science factors...

 2018-07-17 10:45 

Scientific American

For Scientists Running for Congress, Victory Doesn't Depend on Science...

Engineers, researchers, physicians have won or lost primary races based on other factors...

 2018-07-17 00:00 

Scientific American

Moths Evade Bats With Slight of Wing...

Some moth species have evolved long wing tails that flutter and twist as the moth flies, which distract hungry bats. Christopher Intagliata reports....

 2018-07-16 18:15 

Scientific American

Scientists Are Key to Making Cities Sustainable...

Urban leaders must work with researchers to solve real human problems...

 2018-07-16 17:30 

Scientific American

Potential DNA Damage from CRISPR "Seriously Underestimated," Study Finds...

A flurry of recent findings highlight a contentious question in this area...

 2018-07-16 17:00 

Scientific American

China Expands Surveillance of Sewage to Police Illegal Drug Use...

Privacy concerns, cultural differences fuel skepticism about this approach in other settings...

 2018-07-16 15:45 

Scientific American

How a Government Program to Get Ethanol from Plants Failed...

The decade-long, bipartisan program was aimed at reducing reliance on ethanol from food crops...

 2018-07-16 15:15 

Scientific American

California Clinic Screens Asylum Seekers for Honesty...

Facilities like these hunt for evidence that can determine the fate of applicants...

 2018-07-16 10:45 

Scientific American

Light Beam Lets the Deaf (Gerbil) Hear...

A next-generation cochlear implant might allow the hearing-impaired to listen to music and cope with noise...

 2018-07-15 12:00 

Scientific American

Science Under Siege: Behind the Scenes at Trump's Troubled Environment Agency...

Uncertainty, hostility and irrelevance are now part of daily life for scientists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

 2018-07-14 14:00 

Scientific American

South Africa Celebrates Completion of Gigantic, Super-sensitive Telescope...

MeerKAT has drawn astronomers, engineers and data scientists from around the world...

 2018-07-14 13:00 

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Do Microwaves Cause Cancer?...

Let's take a look at 4 microwave myths that science has proven false...

 2018-07-14 12:00 

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Here's What tzi the Iceman Ate Before He Was Murdered...

His mummified remains show he ate meat and a poisonous fern before his demise...

 2018-07-13 23:11 

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Science News You Might Have Missed...

Very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe....

 2018-07-13 16:45 

Scientific American

Could Brain Stimulation Slow Cancer?...

Activating the reward system boosts anti-tumor immunity in mice...

 2018-07-13 16:00 

Scientific American

L.A.'s Not Just Sizzling, It's Sultry: Why California's July Heat Wave Is So Weird...

An unusually early—and humid—heat wave has set all-time records...

 2018-07-13 15:30 

Scientific American

A Trump Oil Boom Could Transform This Rocky Mountain Landscape...

Emails reveal administration officials want to shelve environmental policies to speed oil and gas development...

 2018-07-13 13:30 

Scientific American

The True Point of Searching for Alien Life; the Misuse of Genetics and Other New Science Books...

Book Recommendations from the Editors of Scientific American...

 2018-07-13 12:00 

Scientific American

The Psychology of Roller Coasters...

Perhaps the draw of roller coasters is the enjoyment of the visceral sensation of fear itself, much like watching a horror movie...

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