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Scientific American
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.266
Number of Followers: 406  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0036-8733 - ISSN (Online) 0036-8733
Published by Elsevier Homepage  [3182 journals]
  • Health Officials Claim Breakthrough on Vaping Illness Culprit
    • Authors: Megan Thielking, STAT
      Abstract: CDC says vitamin E acetate turned up in every sample of lung fluid from 29 patients

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:15:00 GMT
       
  • Are Probiotics Safe for Your Immune System'
    • Authors: Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel
      Abstract: There are some situations where beneficial bacteria (either from foods or supplements) can post a threat to the host

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 21:00:00 GMT
       
  • The Carbon Bomb
    • Authors: Tom Evans, Sean Maxwell
      Abstract: A new report shows that deforestation released a shocking 626 percent more CO2 between 2000 and 2013 than previously thought

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:00:00 GMT
       
  • Rich Residents Build Defenses Against Rising Seas; Poor Ones Leave
    • Authors: Daniel Cusick, E&E News
      Abstract: Socioeconomic status and racial diversity affect how different communities adapt to a changing climate

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:00:00 GMT
       
  • How Mass Spectrometry Can Help Limit Reproducibility Problems
    • Authors: María Rosales Gerpe, Jessica Barber
      Abstract: Technology comes to the aid against a drain on resources in medical research

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 17:00:00 GMT
       
  • Scientists Should Stop Naming Species after Awful People
    • Authors: David Shiffman
      Abstract: And they ought to consider revoking names that never should have been honored in the first place

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT
       
  • Brazilian Ants Build Unusual Trap for Bugs
    • Authors: Joshua Rapp Learn
      Abstract: Feathers surrounding the insects’ nests mask a pitfall

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 11:45:00 GMT
       
  • Ant Colonies Avoid Traffic Jams
    • Authors: Susanne Bard
      Abstract: Researchers tracked thousands of individual ants to determine how they move in vast numbers without stumbling into gridlock.

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 03:34:00 GMT
       
  • Western Individualism Arose from Incest Taboo
    • Authors: David Noonan
      Abstract: Researchers link a Catholic Church ban on cousins marrying in the Middle Ages to the emergence of a way of life that made the West an outlier

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 19:15:00 GMT
       
  • Corruption Is Contagious
    • Authors: Dan Ariely, Ximena Garcia-Rada
      Abstract: Dishonesty begets dishonesty, rapidly spreading unethical behavior through a society

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:00:00 GMT
       
  • Are We Doing Everything We Can to Treat Infertility'
    • Authors: Kenneth Ward
      Abstract: To aid couples along the path to conception, a higher-tech approach is needed

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 17:00:00 GMT
       
  • Solving the Mystery of Songbird Diversity
    • Authors: Kate Wong
      Abstract: A strange chromosome may have provided fodder for the evolution of new traits

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:00:00 GMT
       
  • Galileo's Big Mistake
    • Authors: Philip Goff
      Abstract: How the great experimentalist created the problem of consciousness

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT
       
  • Can Secondhand Shopping Dent Fast Fashion's Environmental Damage'
    • Authors: Allison Hirschlag
      Abstract: Reusing clothes saves on emissions and water use, but researchers have lingering questions on exactly how much it can contribute to making the apparel industry more sustainable

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 11:45:00 GMT
       
  • Ranking Rise May Intimidate Opponents
    • Authors: Susanne Bard
      Abstract: In an analysis of chess and tennis matches, players rising in the rankings did better than expected against higher-ranked opponents and better than similarly ranked players who were not rising....

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 21:34:00 GMT
       
  • First New HIV Strain in 19 Years Identified
    • Authors: Karen Weintraub
      Abstract: The surveillance of viral changes persists to keep the blood supply safe

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 19:00:00 GMT
       
  • As Seas Rise, King Tides Increasingly Inundate the Atlantic Coast
    • Authors: Daniel Cusick, E&E News
      Abstract: Cities from Key West to Boston have seen notably worse nuisance flooding this fall

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 17:30:00 GMT
       
  • We All Need to Be Educated about Suicide Prevention
    • Authors: Janice Phillips
      Abstract: Rates are increasing, especially among children and teens

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 17:00:00 GMT
       
  • Lessons on Nature and Politics at the California Seaside
    • Authors: Ben Santer
      Abstract: Martins Beach fostered a love of patterns and a desire to hold the powerful accountable

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:00:00 GMT
       
  • Quantum Computer Made from Photons Achieves a New Record
    • Authors: Daniel Garisto
      Abstract: The limited system made a notable advancement on the road to beating classical machines

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 11:45:00 GMT
       
  • Familiar Tunes Rapidly Jog the Brain
    • Authors: Christopher Intagliata
      Abstract: Within just a third of a second of hearing a snippet of a familiar refrain, our pupils dilate, and the brain shows signs of recognition. Christopher Intagliata reports.

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 02:00:00 GMT
       
  • Trump Administration Officially Begins Paris Climate Accord Exit
    • Authors: Jean Chemnick, E&E News
      Abstract: The U.S. will officially leave the landmark agreement the day after the 2020 presidential election

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:00:00 GMT
       
  • The Silent Crisis of Bioethics Illiteracy
    • Authors: Jacob M. Appel
      Abstract: End-of-life decision-making is just one of the challenges that many Americans are likely to encounter but for which few adequately prepare

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:00:00 GMT
       
  • New Alzheimer's Therapy Approved in China, Delivering a Surprise but
           Raising Questions
    • Authors: Andrew Joseph, STAT
      Abstract: The drug targets the connection between the brain and the microbiome

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:30:00 GMT
       
  • Why Negative Emotions Aren't All Bad
    • Authors: Jade Wu Savvy Psychologist
      Abstract: The science of emotions tells us that negative emotions such as fear, anger and sadness are actually healthy and useful

      -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
      PubDate: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 15:00:00 GMT
       
 
 
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