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  • The Sun, Supercharging and the Search
    • Scientific American 318, 6 (2018). doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0618-6

      Author: Mariette DiChristina

      Scientific American 318, 6 (2018)2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-6
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  • Letters
    • Scientific American 318, 8 (2018). doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0618-8

      Scientific American 318, 8 (2018)2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-8
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  • Who Owns the Dead'
    • Pages: 10 - 10
      Abstract: The law that allows Native Americans to claim ancient remains must be stronger
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 10 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-10
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Knowledge Can Be Power
    • Authors: Peter Salovey
      Pages: 11 - 11
      Abstract: Only if colleges and universities teach all students to think like scientists
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 11 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-11
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Into the Wildfire
    • Pages: 12 - 14
      Abstract: Building houses at the edge of the wilderness increases the danger of catastrophic blazes
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 12 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-12
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Deathly Scent
    • Pages: 16 - 16
      Abstract: Chemical odors trigger honeybees to remove their dead
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 16 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-16
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Suffocated Seas
    • Authors: Lucas Joel
      Pages: 17 - 17
      Abstract: Researchers pinpoint driver of massive marine life die-off
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 17 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-17
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Milky Way Remapped
    • Authors: Jeremy Hsu
      Pages: 18 - 18
      Abstract: New data offer an unprecedented look at the galaxy's stars
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 18 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-18
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Frozen Fungi
    • Authors: Peter Andrey Smith
      Pages: 19 - 19
      Abstract: Antarctic microorganisms produce intriguing new chemical compounds
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 19 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-19
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Quirky Graphene
    • Authors: Prachi Patel
      Pages: 20 - 20
      Abstract: The versatile carbon material has some new tricks up its sleeve
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 20 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-20
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Quick Hits
    • Scientific American 318, 21 (2018). doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0618-21

      Scientific American 318, 21 (2018)2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-21
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Bilingual Boost
    • Authors: Jane C. Hu
      Pages: 22 - 22
      Abstract: Speaking a second language may give low-income kids a leg up
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 22 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-22a
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Couch Potato Persona
    • Authors: Simon Makin
      Pages: 22 - 22
      Abstract: Prolonged physical inactivity may make people less agreeable
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 22 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-22b
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Why We Won't Miss Opioids
    • Authors: Claudia Wallis
      Pages: 23 - 23
      Abstract: They are not the great all-purpose painkillers they've been cracked up to be
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 23 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-23
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Apps We Really Need
    • Authors: David Pogue
      Pages: 24 - 24
      Abstract: The Waze model of crowdsourced info is only the beginning
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 24 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-24
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • The Secret Life of the Sun
    • Authors: Rebecca Boyle
      Pages: 26 - 33
      Abstract: Our closest star has a much more exciting biography than scientists once assumed. New research illuminates the sun's past and potential future
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 26 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-26
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Can You Supercharge Your Baby'
    • Authors: Erik Vance
      Pages: 34 - 39
      Abstract: Hundreds of toys promise to help babies read, learn, do math and walk earlier than expected—many without scientific backing By Erik Vance
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 34 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-34
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • A Painful Mystery
    • Authors: Jena Pincott
      Pages: 40 - 47
      Abstract: Endometriosis spreads like a vine through the bodies of roughly 176 million women worldwide, causing agony and infertility. Science has struggled to understand the condition, but new research is sparking hope for improved treatments soon
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 40 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-40
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Shrinking Animals
    • Authors: Marta Zaraska
      Pages: 48 - 52
      Abstract: A rise in global temperatures may be making all kinds of creatures smaller–a trend with worrisome implications
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 48 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-48
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Looking at the Stars
    • Scientific American 318, 54 (2018). doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0618-54

      Author: Madhusree Mukerjee

      Scientific American 318, 54 (2018)2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-54
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • What Is Spacetime'
    • Authors: George Musser
      Pages: 55 - 58
      Abstract: Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like'
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 55 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-55
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • What Is Dark Matter'
    • Authors: Lisa Randall
      Pages: 58 - 59
      Abstract: An elusive substance that permeates the universe exerts many detectable gravitational influences yet eludes direct detection
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 58 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-58
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • What Is Consciousness'
    • Authors: Christof Koch
      Pages: 60 - 64
      Abstract: Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 60 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-60
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • How Did Life Begin'
    • Authors: Jack Szostak
      Pages: 65 - 67
      Abstract: Untangling the origins of organisms will require experiments at the tiniest scales and observations at the vastest
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 65 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-65
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • What Are the Limits of Manipulating Nature'
    • Authors: Neil Savage
      Pages: 68 - 72
      Abstract: By reaching down into the quantum world, scientists are hoping to gain more control over matter and energy
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 68 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-68
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • How Much Can We Know'
    • Authors: Marcelo Gleiser
      Pages: 72 - 73
      Abstract: The reach of the scientific method is constrained by the limitations of our tools and the intrinsic impenetrability of some of nature's deepest questions
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 72 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-72
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Recommended
    • Scientific American 318, 75 (2018). doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0618-75

      Author: Andrea Gawrylewski

      Scientific American 318, 75 (2018)2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-75
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • Soul-Searching
    • Authors: Michael Shermer
      Pages: 76 - 76
      Abstract: Google as a window into our private thoughts
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 76 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-76
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • This Book Stinks
    • Authors: Steve Mirsky
      Pages: 77 - 77
      Abstract: A new volume has breaking news
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 77 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-77
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • 50, 100 & 150 Years Ago
    • Authors: Daniel C. Schlenoff
      Pages: 83 - 83
      Abstract: Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 83 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-83
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
  • A Good Life for All
    • Authors: Mark Fischetti
      Pages: 84 - 84
      Abstract: Can humans live well without pillaging the planet'
      Citation: Scientific American 318, 84 (2018)
      PubDate: 2018-05-15
      DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0618-84
      Issue No: Vol. 318, No. 6 (2018)
       
 
 
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