Scientific American

Scientific American

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Flip through Rolling Stone, and you'll read about a lot of "revolutions" in popular music: Rock'n'roll and punk, disco and new wave. But for...

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Does Social Psychology need more political diversity? Here’s one thing on which everyone can agree: social psychology is overwhelmingly composed of liberals (around 85%)....

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TOKYO—An unusual employee started last week at the upscale Mitsukoshi department store here. Her name is Aiko Chihira and she hails from Kawasaki, Japan,...

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The universe is a dark, cold place. But it has a strange region that’s even colder than usual. Seen from Earth, it’s an area...

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On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope rode a space shuttle into low Earth orbit to become the most productive observatory in history....

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Unless you have a pair of noise-canceling headphones, flying can be annoying to the ears. A lot of low-pitched rumbling makes it into the...

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At the dawn of aerial combat 100 years ago, World War I flying aces frequently closed to within 15 meters before firing at enemy...

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Parkinson’s disease causes tremors or stiffness that can turn everyday tasks such as eating, brushing teeth or writing into frustrating chores.   A few years ago,...

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Parkinson’s disease causes tremors or stiffness that can turn everyday tasks such as eating, brushing teeth or writing into frustrating chores.   A few years ago,...

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For many reasons, breeding cheetahs is difficult. Because most of the species died leaving only a small number left to repopulate in the wild...