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Zika Poised for Possible Spread Across U.S. Gulf

Scientific American News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:30
Record flooding in Louisiana may promote spread of the virus

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A Robot Army To Build Solar Panels (On The Moon)

Popular Science News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:04
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One of 10 insane ideas that just might save the world

As the global headcount nears 8 billion, our thirst for kilowatts is growing by the minute.

Maker Movement Turns Scientists into Tinkerers

Scientific American News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 07:45
Researchers in growing numbers are starting to enlist do-it-yourself 3-D printers, cheap electronics, sensors and more to advance their work 

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One World, 10 Billion People: Who Thrives, and Who Falls Behind?

Scientific American News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 07:15
Quality of life on an increasingly crowded planet depends on decisions made today

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How Science Can Help Get Out the Vote

Scientific American News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 06:30
Research offers several proven strategies for boosting turnout on Election Day

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How a Curious Condition Solved a Neuroscientific Mystery

Scientific American News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 06:00
A stroke patient, neuroimaging—and Colombian guerrillas—helped settle a decades-long debate on how the brain understands words

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The Plastics Revolution: How Chemists are Pushing Polymers to New Limits

Scientific American News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 17:00
Polymers have infiltrated almost every aspect of modern life. Now researchers are working on next-generation forms

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Paleo Profile: The Lo Hueco Titan

Scientific American News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 16:00
This herbivorous giant adds to the story of Spain's dinosaurs.

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World's Smartest Physicist Thinks Science Can't Crack Consciousness

Scientific American News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 13:00
String theorist Edward Witten says consciousness “will remain a mystery”

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Rare Burrowing Snake Discovered in Mountains of Mexico

Scientific American News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 10:00
The new species lives in a cloud forest that was once part of the Aztec Empire

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The Myth of the Sustainable City

Scientific American News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 09:00
Urban areas are usually celebrated for their energy efficiency and low per capita carbon dioxide emissions, but such accounting ignores how and where they acquire their resources

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Modern Electricity, 1916

Scientific American News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 06:30


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Are We Reaching the End of World Records?

Scientific American News - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 06:00
As we near the limits of human strength and speed, technology and culture keep moving the finish line 

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Paleo Profile: The 3-Branched Cicada

Scientific American News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 16:00
These insects thrived in the heyday of the dinosaurs

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Can Stamp Collecting Help Conserve Rare Species?

Scientific American News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 13:00
It’s not just about the collection. It’s about what you do with it

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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Connected Sum of Four Hopf Links

Scientific American News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 10:00
The mathematics of the Olympic rings

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Up to 270 Microcephaly Cases Expected in Puerto Rico Due to Zika

Scientific American News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 09:00
Puerto Rico had 10,690 laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika, including 1,035 pregnant women, as of Aug. 12

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Searching for Climate Signals in an Epic Flood

Popular Science News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 08:07
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News Extensive computer modeling will be required to answer questions such as how climate change might have affected the path of Louisiana's devastating rain storm, but it’s…

China, Japan, CERN: Who Will Host the Next LHC?

Scientific American News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 07:30
Labs are vying to build ever-bigger colliders against a backdrop of uncertainty about particle physics

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Why We Toss and Turn in an Unfamiliar Bed

Scientific American News - Sat, 08/20/2016 - 06:30
Half the brain stays more alert the first night in a new location

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