Scientific American

Scientific American

  • Why Fake Operations Are a Good Thing January 15, 2018
    They can reveal whether popular surgeries are actually effective
    Claudia Wallis
  • Guardian Dogs of the Mongolian Steppe January 15, 2018
    An American entrepreneur is working to convert Mongolian herders into conservationists by reintroducing the region's traditional livestock protection dog
    Jason Overdorf
  • Letters January 15, 2018
  • [Redacted] January 15, 2018
    Is the Food and Drug Administration withholding certain touchy drug trial data to protect the sensitive corporate secrets of pharmaceutical companies?
    Charles Seife
  • Go Public or Perish January 15, 2018
    When universities discourage scientists from speaking out, society suffers
  • 50, 100 & 150 Years Ago January 15, 2018
    Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American
    Daniel C. Schlenoff
  • A Universal Flu Vaccine Is Vital January 15, 2018
    A century after the deadly pandemic of 1918, we're still not safe
    Catharine I. Paules
  • The First Monster Black Holes January 15, 2018
    Astronomers are puzzled about how the oldest supermassive black holes could have grown so big so early in cosmic history
    Priyamvada Natarajan
  • The End of Night January 15, 2018
    An increasing proportion of the world is becoming artificially lit
    Joshua Sokol
  • The Tribalism of Truth January 15, 2018
    As political polarization grows, the arguments we have with one another may be shifting our understanding of truth itself
    Matthew Fisher
  • Fruitless Foragers January 15, 2018
    Lemurs' strange diets could help explain their unique biology
    Jason G. Goldman
  • Alvy's Error and the Meaning of Life January 15, 2018
    Science reveals our deepest purpose
    Michael Shermer
  • Diamond in the Rough January 15, 2018
    X-ray “video” reveals how rare diamonds form
    Rachel Berkowitz
  • Depths of Space, Oceans and Politics January 15, 2018
    Mariette DiChristina
  • Salmon Sex Moves Mountains January 15, 2018
    Spawning drives riverbed erosion over millions of years
    Doug Main
  • The Robotic Artist Problem January 15, 2018
    When AI creates compelling art, the meaning of creativity gets blurred
    David Pogue
  • Moon Shot January 15, 2018
    NASA is developing a far-out plan for a lunar space station
    Katie Peek
  • Are Smartphones Really Destroying the Adolescent Brain? January 15, 2018
    Recent headlines would have us believe that device-hooked teens are mentally and socially doomed. The reality isn't so simple
    Carlin Flora
  • Rivers of Plastic January 15, 2018
    A significant amount of the waste in oceans comes from just 10 rivers
    Prachi Patel
  • Troubled Waters January 15, 2018
    Big marine reserves look good on maps, but it takes tough rules close to shore to improve fisheries and biodiversity
    Olive Heffernan
  • Porpoise-Driven Life January 15, 2018
    The marine mammals have their own natural sonar
    Clara Moskowitz
  • Vanquishing Diabetes January 15, 2018
    Cleaner environments in the industrial world have led to an increase in the incidence of type 1 diabetes. This history shows the way to a novel vaccine
    Kristen M. Drescher
  • Greener Skies January 15, 2018
    A new airplane design aims for greater fuel efficiency and lower emissions
    Annie Sneed
  • Recommended January 15, 2018
  • Wearable Data January 15, 2018
    Magnetic clothing could store pass codes and unlock doors
    Yasemin Saplakoglu
  • Bee Sides January 15, 2018
    A surprising number of animals exhibit handedness—bees included
    Steve Mirsky
  • Quick Hits January 15, 2018
    Yasemin Saplakoglu
  • Misled Penguins January 15, 2018
    Young birds follow the right signal to foraging grounds, but when they arrive there are no fish to eat
    Katie Peek

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