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 2021-04-22 19:00 

Scientific American

How Real-World Data Can Help Us Better Prepare for the Next Pandemic...

Rapid testing is important, but there's a wealth of other information that could have offered us quicker insight into the spread of COVID...

 2021-04-22 18:00 

Scientific American

What It's Like to Have Face Blindness during the Pandemic...

Before COVID, I would often be embarrassed when I didn't recognize someone while walking my dog. Not now...

 2021-04-22 16:00 

Scientific American

National Park Nature Walks: A New Pop-Up Podcast Series...

Take an acoustic journey into some of the most unique places in the country...

 2021-04-22 16:00 

Scientific American

National Park Nature Walks: A New Pop-Up Podcast Series...

Take an acoustic journey into some of the most unique places in the country...

 2021-04-22 15:00 

Scientific American

NASA's Perseverance Rover Makes Oxygen on Mars for First Time...

The technique could someday help astronauts sustainably live and work on the Red Planet...

 2021-04-22 14:30 

Scientific American

Climate Change Will Force Us to Rethink Migration and Asylum...

It will become increasingly untenable to reduce U.S. immigration and asylum policy to a question of border security...

 2021-04-22 14:15 

Scientific American

Biden Promises to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions 50 Percent by 2030...

The goal sets a high bar for other countries attending today's global climate summit...

 2021-04-22 14:15 

Scientific American

Biden Promises to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50 Percent by 2030...

The goal sets a high bar for other countries attending today's global climate summit...

 2021-04-22 14:00 

Scientific American

The Deepest Dive to Find the Secrets of the Whales...

On Earth Day, Scientific American sits down with National Geographic underwater photographer Brian Skerry to talk about free diving with whales and filming the giant mammals within five meters or......

 2021-04-22 13:00 

Scientific American

Science Policy Can't Be Simply about Science...

As early-career researchers, we argue that it also has to prioritize justice and social equity...

 2021-04-22 10:45 

Scientific American

Wildfire Recovery Aided with Planting Model...

A new tool can help land managers focus their efforts to restore forests...

 2021-04-21 19:15 

Scientific American

India's Massive COVID Surge Puzzles Scientists...

The virus is spreading faster than ever before in the country despite previous high infection rates in megacities, which should have conferred some protection...

 2021-04-21 18:30 

Scientific American

A Healthy Environment as a Human Right...

U.N. recognition would strengthen legal arguments for preserving nature...

 2021-04-21 17:30 

Scientific American

Biden's Climate Summit Will Be an International Chess Match...

Leading experts assess what they see as the likely moves...

 2021-04-21 16:00 

Scientific American

Three Ways to Fix Toxic Policing...

Accountability, demilitarization and the transfer of responsibilities to social workers are needed to remake our overly antagonistic law-enforcement agencies...

 2021-04-21 11:30 

Scientific American

China to Launch First Module of Massive Space Station...

The new orbiting laboratory will host research from Chinese and international scientists...

 2021-04-21 11:30 

Scientific American

China Is Set to Launch First Module of Massive Space Station...

The new orbiting laboratory will host research from Chinese and international scientists...

 2021-04-21 10:45 

Scientific American

Algorithm Virtually Unfolds a Historical Letter without Unsealing It...

In the centuries before envelopes, "letterlocking" secured a message's information...

 2021-04-20 22:00 

Scientific American

We'll Never Fix Systemic Racism by Being Polite...

Contrary to the sanitized version we sometimes hear about the civil rights movement, change was not achieved solely by protest marches and people singing "We Shall Overcome"...

 2021-04-20 21:45 

Scientific American

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter...

Protest expert Aldon Morris explains how social justice movements succeed...

 2021-04-20 20:25 

Scientific American

Why Are Police Using a World War IEra Chemical Weapon on Civilians?...

Most people think tear gas is relatively harmless, but we know very little about its long-term effects on human health and the environment...

 2021-04-20 19:00 

Scientific American

Will Quantum Computing Ever Live Up to Its Hype?...

One expert warns that the field is overpromising, while another says his firm is on the verge of building "useful" machines...

 2021-04-20 18:30 

Scientific American

Kamala Harris Lays Out Economic Priorities, Skips Climate Change...

Climate remains in the background during talks about the Biden administration's infrastructure plan...

 2021-04-20 18:00 

Scientific American

What's Causing Michigan's COVID Surge, and Who's Getting Sick?...

An anesthesiologist at the University of Michigan describes the new influx of patients and what this may mean for the pandemic's trajectory...

 2021-04-20 14:00 

Scientific American

Bee Hives Are Held Together by Their Mutual Gut Microbes...

New research shows that members of the colony all have the same gut microbiomes, which controls their smell, which controls their ability to separate family from foe....

 2021-04-20 14:00 

Scientific American

Beehives Are Held Together by Their Mutual Gut Microbes...

New research shows that members of a bee colony all have the same gut microbiome, which controls their smell—and thus their ability to separate family from foe....

 2021-04-20 13:30 

Scientific American

Genomes Reveal Humanity's Journey into the Americas...

DNA has upended neat and tidy accounts of the peopling of the American continents...

 2021-04-20 13:00 

Scientific American

Dolphin Spins, Adolescent Brains and a Very Big Map...

Sharing "an acute appreciation for science"...

 2021-04-20 12:30 

Scientific American

Can Natural Gas Be Part of a Low-Carbon Future?...

A sweeping overhaul could make the gas system a much cleaner energy source...

 2021-04-20 10:45 

Scientific American

Volcanic Ash Threatens Pompeii's Buried Murals...

Tests on excavated paintings revealed corrosive salts coming from surrounding volcanic material...

 2021-04-19 19:15 

Scientific American

X-Prize Winners Use CO2 Emissions to Make Concrete...

But questions remain about how much greenhouse gases would actually be reduced...

 2021-04-19 18:00 

Scientific American

The Race to Curb the Spread of COVID Vaccine Disinformation...

Researchers are applying strategies honed during the 2020 US presidential election to track anti-vax propaganda...

 2021-04-19 15:00 

Scientific American

See Ingenuity Team's Joy After the First Mars Helicopter Soars...

Scientists and engineers react with elation to the historic interplanetary flight...

 2021-04-19 14:00 

Scientific American

The Deadly Consequences of Hypersexualizing Asian Women...

A long history of racism and misogyny set the stage for recent violence, including a murderous "bad day" in Atlanta...

 2021-04-19 13:30 

Scientific American

Liftoff! First Flight on Mars Launches New Way to Explore Worlds...

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully hovered for 40 seconds in Mars's thin atmosphere...

 2021-04-19 12:00 

Scientific American

Therapists Are Reckoning with Eco-anxiety...

With no training, counselors feel unequipped to handle the growing number of people anxious about the climate emergency...

 2021-04-19 10:45 

Scientific American

Quantum Astronomy Could Create Telescopes Hundreds of Kilometers Wide...

Astronomers hope to use innovations from the subatomic world to construct breathtakingly large arrays of optical observatories...

 2021-04-18 14:00 

Scientific American

What's Really in Your Water?...

Rapid at-home tests for contaminants are on the way...

 2021-04-17 14:00 

Scientific American

For Americans' Health, a Dollar of Carbon Emissions Prevented Is Worth a Ton of Cure...

Increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are taking an enormous toll on the human body—and it's getting worse...

 2021-04-16 19:00 

Scientific American

Coronavirus News Roundup, April 10--April 16...

Pandemic highlights for the week...

 2021-04-16 15:00 

Scientific American

The Fast Lane for COVID Testing Has Opened Up in the U.S....

Recently approved rapid antigen tests are likely to help mitigate the chain of transmission and put the U.S. on par with other countries that have them...

 2021-04-16 14:00 

Scientific American

National Park Nature Walks, Episode 5: A Northwoods Voyage...

Here is our next installment of a new pop-up podcast miniseries that takes your ears into the deep sound of nature. Host Jacob Job, an ecologist and audiophile, brings you inches away from a......

 2021-04-16 13:00 

Scientific American

Climate Emergency Stymies Forecasts of Local Disaster Risks...

After a record-setting year for hurricanes and wildfires, the insurance industry is grappling with the role of our climate emergency in estimating local disaster damages...

 2021-04-16 12:00 

Scientific American

These Endangered Birds Are Forgetting Their Songs...

Australia's critically endangered regent honeyeaters are losing what amounts to their culture—and that could jeopardize their success at landing a mate....

 2021-04-16 10:45 

Scientific American

Coping Strategies of Ocean Castaways Hold Lessons for the COVID Pandemic...

Shipwreck victims cast adrift for weeks or months exhibit a resilience that serves as a model to weather any extended crisis...

 2021-04-15 20:41 

Scientific American

Psilocybin Therapy May Work as Well as Common Antidepressant...

For the first time, a randomized controlled trial shows the psychedelic offers potent, if short-term, relief in comparison with an SSRI...

 2021-04-15 19:00 

Scientific American

Doctors Should Talk to Patients about Firearm Injury Prevention...

It's a major public health issue, and discussing it should part of routine care, no different than questions about health risk factors like smoking, substance use and diet...

 2021-04-15 16:00 

Scientific American

Youth Leaders for Climate Justice Say, 'We Are Ready to Work'...

Inspiring individuals from Argentina, Colombia and Kuwait lay out actions that can improve people's lives...

 2021-04-15 14:00 

Scientific American

What Should We Do if Extraterrestrials Show Up?...

It's hard to say at this point, but a crucial first step is to establish whether they exist so any future arrival won't come as a complete surprise...

 2021-04-15 13:30 

Scientific American

A Digital Obsession...

How to feel less stressed and more empowered and to create a life of meaning—without your phone...

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