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April 24th
Archival mid-century footage could help physicists certify the safety and effectiveness of modern U.S. nuclear weapons -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 23rd
Gaps in federal wildlife laws mean easy access to exotic—sometimes endangered—reptiles, and offer scant protection against abuse -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 21st
Elderly rodents that received human umbilical cord blood improved significantly in memory tests -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 21st
The event’s organizers want people of all political persuasions to press for science-based policy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 21st
A hormone from skeletal cells works in the brain to decrease appetite -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 20th
Mass distribution of medications, international partnerships and targeted research are on track to eradicate sleeping sickness, Guinea worm and other ancient ailments -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 20th
Widely interconnected regions detect the status of friends and acquaintances -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 20th
Industry players swear pot’s many chemicals work in concert, but most scientists hear a THC solo -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 19th
Planet LHS 1140 b orbits a dim red dwarf star just 40 light-years away, making it a prime target for life-finding telescopes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 19th
The Washington, D.C., protest needs to kick off a sustained effort to guide politics with sound research, organizers say -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 19th
A new initiative sets out to find and save long-missing animals before they really disappear -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 19th
Do 13 cases of amnesia among opioid users suggest a more widespread problem? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 18th
Up to two thirds of SoCal’s sandy shores may erode by 2100 without extra human help -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 18th
A deadly microscopic foe is giving the gourds “heart failures” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 17th
Controversial study shows how hard it is for science to crack one of nature’s slipperiest mysteries  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 14th
When it comes to abilities like outwitting foes, younger people are simply better at responding in novel situations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 13th
The mushroom cloud from the 22,000-pound air-blast bomb was meant to send a clear message -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 13th
Scientists find molecular hydrogen and liquid-water geysers on ocean-bearing moons in the outer solar system -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 13th
The new tests show promise for detecting the neurodegenerative condition earlier -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 13th
Short films about exploding stars and subatomic particles top the list of prizewinners from the annual Quantum Shorts contest -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 12th
An internal filing system sorts events for short- or long-term use  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 11th
Failure by the two presidents to discuss climate change leaves China ahead, based on actions if not words -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 10th
In a major breakthrough researchers show it is possible to make dopamine cells from astrocytes, accelerating traditional stem cell procedures and improving disease symptoms -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 10th
James Hansen, the “father of climate change awareness,” wants the same carbon fee–and-dividend strategy proposed by Republicans -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
April 7th
The controversial step will significantly expand direct-to-consumer testing—but what if the news is bad? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com