The world may have seen the last of air with CO2 levels below 400 parts per million…
By Shannon Hall, Scientific American
Melting ice and shifting rain patterns are causing the north and south poles to drift.
By Anna Kuchment, Scientific American
Scientists are increasingly confident about the link between earthquakes and oil and gas production, yet regulators are slow to react.
By Dina Fine Maron, Scientific American
New genomic analysis clears 2014 sports enthusiasts of unwittingly transporting Zika virus into Brazil.
By Clara Moskowitz, Scientific American
The Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator failed to confirm the Tevatron accelerator’s discovery of a new arrangement of quarks.
By Ellen Ruppel Shell, Scientific American
The contamination of drinking water was a public health disaster, but children in Flint who were exposed can still be helped.
By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American
DARPA’s new “Improv” program wants hackers to weaponize common gadgets in order to anticipate the next big threats.
By Seema Yasmin, Scientific American
From Liberia in an exclusive Scientific American report, victims say they are tormented by brain deficits and more. A new study hints at hidden virus remnants or immune system overreactions.
By Annie Sneed, Scientific American
The resemblance is uncanny, but no, these aren't Starfleet logos emblazoned on planet Vulcan. Perhaps fittingly, though, this nasa Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter image shows a section of an active dune field on Mars. Strong winds blowing in a single direction…
This image of the whirlpool galaxy, also called Messier 51, was captured by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, which has already mapped more than 100 million galaxies in three dimensions. Image by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and…
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