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Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for more than 160 years.

Evolution

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The largest animals to ever walk the Earth were the long-necked, long-tailed dinosaurs known as the sauropods, and the most famous of these giants...

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Modern European languages tend to share their names with the places they're spoken. Swedish: Sweden. German: Germany. And so on. But where'd they come...

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Obesity stems primarily from the overconsumption of food paired with insufficient exercise. But this elementary formula cannot explain how quickly the obesity epidemic has...

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To keep your kids from developing an allergy to peanuts, should you give them nuts at an early age or withhold them? For years...

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People are fascinated by the intelligence of animals. In fact, cave paintings dating back some 40,000 years suggest that we have long harbored keen...

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A newborn brownbanded bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium punctatum) hatched in the lagoon tank at Steinhart Aquarium in San Francisco—almost four years after its mother was...