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February 17th
Jupiter’s ocean-bearing moon is the next frontier in NASA’s hunt for extraterrestrials -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 16th
A new study shows five days of hunger a month may reduce risk factors for aging and age-related diseases -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 15th
Flagging children early offers the possibility of more effective treatment -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 15th
A long-standing code of ethics prohibits diagnosing public figures from afar -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 15th
After intense debate, planetary scientists have selected three finalist landing sites for an ambitious U.S. mission that will set the course for future Mars exploration -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 15th
Many women must travel an hour or longer to find a hospital where they can deliver their babies -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 15th
The ability to forecast temblors would be a tectonic shift in seismology. But is it a pipe dream? A seismologist is conducting machine-learning experiments to find out -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 14th
Fresh insight emerges into the complex genetics that dictate how the nervous system wires itself for fine-motor control, which gives humans the dexterity for everything from brain surgery to... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 13th
A new study of ancient ash links an El Chichón eruption to a time of inexplicable cultural upheaval in Maya history -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 9th
A new study reveals how we judge the best dancers  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 9th
Michael D. Lemonick explains how a postmortem study of the most celebrated amnesic in history went awry -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 8th
But would a price of $40 per ton hold back climate change as much as Obama policies would have? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 8th
Panel will likely push reforms that many fear will meddle with the scientific process  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 8th
The state, and North Carolina, had trouble planning for damaging erosion after orders similar to White House moves -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 7th
Sustainable fishing of some species for products including fins is feasible, and can avoid cruel practices, study finds -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 4th
MythBusters and Vsauce stars Adam Savage and Michael Stevens weigh in on the role of their new show in communicating science -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 4th
Humanity possesses the means to place probes into orbit around nearby stars. But do we have the patience? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 3rd
As Cassini maneuvers for its eventual suicide dive between the planet and its rings, new shots capture moonlets, density waves and other mysteries at the highest resolution yet -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 3rd
On health and science issues, previous rulings by Neil Gorsuch skew conservative -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 3rd
Computers are sorting real news from fake on social media   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 3rd
Putting too much conscious thought into an automatic action can derail it -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 2nd
Outdoor cannabis cultivation in northern California has damaged forestlands and their inhabitants. Will legalization of recreational marijuana make things worse or better? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 2nd
A quantum leap in problem-solving is the only way out of a university’s new LabEscape scenario game -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 2nd
Sure, Punxsutawney Phil is fun to watch, but his annual predictions about spring are no better than chance -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
February 1st
More plastic in the oceans, found at greater depths than thought, would mean a bigger threat to environmental—and possibly human—health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com