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December 15th
A high-profile science panel finds several severe events in 2016 could not have naturally occurred -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 15th
Female axons—brain cells’ output cables—are shown to have a thinner structure -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 14th
Children exposed to the virus in utero are now missing developmental milestones -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 14th
From a rollback of environmental protections to unsuccessful attempts to repeal health care, here’s a look at the president’s impact on science in his first year in office -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 13th
Of U.S. gun owners, white males hit by economic setbacks were most likely to feel empowered by weapons, a new study shows -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 13th
A study closely correlates device use with depression and suicide, but the link is contentious -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 13th
The solar system’s first-observed interstellar emissary hints at undiscovered populations of exoplanets and violent origins -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 12th
Record hurricanes, data breaches, colliding neutron stars and drug epidemics—the most important science stories of the year -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 11th
It’s a long shot, but scientists are about to listen very closely for radio signals from our solar system’s first known interstellar visitor -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 11th
Big tech companies—including Apple, Amazon and Nintendo—made headlines this year, but here are some under-the-radar devices worth checking out -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 11th
How machine learning can translate chicken chatter and improve farming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 8th
Newborn manatee Kali’na weighed 33 pounds; her twin sister drowned -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 8th
As its mission draws to a close, the planet-hunting space telescope will turn its gaze homeward to snap a picture of Earth -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 7th
New findings suggest it is more complicated than scientists thought -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 7th
To fully utilize the long-awaited James Webb Space Telescope, researchers will have to squeeze a generation of scientific studies into the multibillion-dollar observatory’s short lifetime -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 5th
It’s harder than ever to dope your way to glory—but some athletes will probably get away with it anyway -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 5th
Sporting groups have entered the political fray in the monuments debate -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 5th
Ignoring a Western child-rearing practice does not seem to matter for the Tsimané of Bolivia -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 4th
Medications can change body chemistry to make it more hospitable to invading microbes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 4th
A prototype waste-heat engine runs by cycling hot and cold water through its pistons​ -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 1st
3-D printed gel contains bacteria that produce compounds for medicine or pollution cleanup -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
December 1st
Scientists have evidence that El Niño boosts CO2 levels, and they are pinning down how -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
November 30th
Researchers think the winged reptiles may have nested in colonies and cared for their young -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
November 30th
Ordinary storms are chipping away at coastal communities as protective sea ice disappears -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
November 30th
The prospect of focusing the beams without destroying tissue might someday diagnose or even restore faulty brain circuits  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com