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Scientific American
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.266
Number of Followers: 418  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0036-8733 - ISSN (Online) 0036-8733
Published by Elsevier Homepage  [3161 journals]
  • Old Drug, New Tricks: Existing Medicines Show Promise in Fighting Cancer
    • Authors: Jim Daley
      Abstract: Dozens of compounds approved for other purposes can kill cancer cells selectively

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMT
       
  • How Much Sleep Do You Really Need'
    • Authors: Jade Wu Savvy Psychologist
      Abstract: Do you really need eight hours of sleep each night to thrive' Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu breaks down the eight-hour sleep myth and offers three ways to find the best sleep for you

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:30:00 GMT
       
  • The Unexpected Diversity of Pain
    • Authors: Amber Dance, Knowable Magazine
      Abstract: It comes in many types that each require specialized treatment, and scientists are learning to diagnose different varieties

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMT
       
  • How the Fight over a Hawaii Mega-Telescope Could Change Astronomy
    • Authors: Alexandra Witze, Nature magazine
      Abstract: Thirty Meter Telescope controversy is forcing scientists to grapple with how their research affects Indigenous peoples

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:00:00 GMT
       
  • The Coolest Physics You've Ever Heard Of
    • Authors: Karmela Padavic-Callaghan
      Abstract: Ultracold atoms can simulate all sorts of quantum behavior

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:00:00 GMT
       
  • Paleontologists Dig Into a Giant Sloth Boneyard
    • Authors: Riley Black
      Abstract: Ancient drought and unfortunate bathroom habits may have doomed some ice age sloths

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
       
  • Flour, Butter, Science, Eggs: Recipes as Science Communication
    • Authors: Amanda Baker
      Abstract: Part protocol, part memoir, recipes can bring together the how and why

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 18:00:00 GMT
       
  • Microplastics Pollution Is Everywhere. Is It Harmful'
    • Authors: Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt
      Abstract: Microplastics are everywhere. They've made their way into our food and water supply. There's no doubt we're ingesting them. Are they harmful'

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:30:00 GMT
       
  • Do We Possess a Transpersonal Imagination'
    • Authors: John Horgan
      Abstract: Some products of our imaginations seem to spring from sources beyond our everyday selves.

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:00:00 GMT
       
  • How Gut Microbes Shape Our Response to Drugs
    • Authors: Claudia Wallis
      Abstract: The human microbiome activates some medicines, inactivates others and provokes side effects

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMT
       
  • Catastrophic Australian Bushfires Derail Research
    • Authors: Dyani Lewis, Nature magazine
      Abstract: But scientists see chance to control invasive species and study ecosystem disruption

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 13:00:00 GMT
       
  • Earth Had Its Second Warmest Year in Recorded History in 2019
    • Authors: Jeff Masters
      Abstract: The six warmest years in recorded history have been the past six: 2014–2019

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
       
  • On Earth: Stardust from 7.5 Billion Years Ago
    • Authors: Caleb A. Scharf
      Abstract: Deep inside a 1968 meteorite fall are grains from an entirely different cosmic era

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:00:00 GMT
       
  • My Go-To Arguments for Free Will
    • Authors: John Horgan
      Abstract: Free will must exist if some of us have more of it than others

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMT
       
  • 7 Benefits of Swimming and How to Get Them
    • Authors: Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong
      Abstract: Get-Fit Guy takes a deeper dive into some of the more surprising benefits of going for a swim

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:30:00 GMT
       
  • Readers Respond to the September 2019 Issue
    • Abstract: Letters to the editor from the September 2019 issue of Scientific American

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMT
       
  • Supercomputer Scours Fossil Record for Earth's Hidden Extinctions
    • Authors: Ewen Callaway, Nature magazine
      Abstract: Paleontologists have charted 300 million years of Earth’s history in breathtaking detail

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:00:00 GMT
       
  • To Conserve Marine Species, Make Protected Areas Mobile
    • Authors: Chelsea Harvey, E&E News
      Abstract: Because climate change is shifting ocean ecosystems, sanctuaries need to shift with them, experts argue

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:00:00 GMT
       
  • This Fish Knows How to Stick Around
    • Authors: Christopher Intagliata
      Abstract: The remora clings to other fish—and appears to use an unusual sense of touch to do so. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:20:00 GMT
       
  • Is Eating Late Bad for Your Heart'
    • Authors: Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel
      Abstract: The American Heart Association suggests that late-night eating might increase your risk of heart disease. But how solid is the evidence'

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:30:00 GMT
       
  • A Vision of Ephemeral Ice
    • Authors: Michael D. Lemonick
      Abstract: Artist Shoshannah White views the endangered Arctic ice through a unique lens

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:00:00 GMT
       
  • Kill Switch for CRISPR Could Make Gene Editing Safer
    • Authors: Elie Dolgin, Nature magazine
      Abstract: Anti-CRISPR proteins could bolster biosecurity and improve medical treatments

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:00:00 GMT
       
  • Earth's Magnetic Field Is Drastically Revised
    • Abstract: Originally published in March 1965

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:15:00 GMT
       
  • The Peril and Power of Following the Evidence
    • Authors: Ben Santer
      Abstract: The author, a climate scientist, faced a political controversy, along with a personal crisis, more than two decades ago, bringing lessons that resonate today

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:00:00 GMT
       
  • Are Human Body Temperatures Cooling Down'
    • Authors: Karen Weintraub
      Abstract: A new study finds that they have dropped, on average, over the past century and a half

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:45:00 GMT
       
 
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