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Extreme temperatures are setting heat records around the world almost every year. And it will become more and more common, scientists say. http://bit.ly/2FiW0Gd
Modern satellite imagery and 3D modeling create a multimedia view of how Apollo 11 played out on the lunar surface: http://bit.ly/2WSZc1z
“Flesh-eating” bacteria may be spreading to beaches once thought off-limits http://bit.ly/2XjLuc1
The moon landing was accomplished at a time when the U.S. was losing the war in Vietnam, women were marching in the streets for equality, and African-Americans were fighting, often sacrificing their lives, for the right to be treated as full human beings http://bit.ly/2IojMCA
Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins—with the help of thousands of NASA engineers, scientists and mission controllers on Earth—pulled of a moon landing that remains one of humanity’s most incredible achievements http://bit.ly/2IojMCA
One small step back in time: Half a century after Apollo 11, we remember how we achieved the impossible and why we need to do it again http://bit.ly/2IojMCA
Cover art and animation by @markrossstudio
The new discipline of network neuroscience yields a picture of how mental activity arises from carefully orchestrated interactions among different brain areas. Learn more in our July issue: http://bit.ly/2WRn7TT
Where are your boundaries? Psychological research unveils a central element of individual and group differences http://bit.ly/2ZCw7ct
New sensor could detect electrical failures in ships or buildings http://bit.ly/2x3QqTC
Opinion: Deregulation sympathizers in the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency, many with close ties to industry, are waging an unprecedented assault on the science substantiating the health impacts of air pollution. http://bit.ly/2MPHD2q
Proposed loosened energy efficiency rules could slow emissions reductions. http://bit.ly/2KX3lPF
Our best animal friend’s facial anatomy may have evolved specifically to tug our heartstrings. http://bit.ly/2MRfuYQ
Which should come first in physics: theory or experiment? Plans for the giant particle accelerators of the future focus attention on how scientific discoveries are really made. http://bit.ly/31GrCz9
Danish researchers have for the first time identified a gene that increases the risk for cannabis use disorder. http://bit.ly/31Dlnw9
RT @GretchenTG: I'm excited to share my and @_aploy's new piece in @sciam. Many seemingly disparate attacks on environmental laws are all d…
There are nearly 20,000 known species of the insect-parasitizing fungi called Laboulbeniaceans. They form club-like filament growths on the body of insects, such as the ladybug (below). Latest blog by @JenniferFrazer. http://bit.ly/2WHW0FK
A new German–Russian space telescope will detect millions of supermassive black holes using high energy X-rays. http://bit.ly/2KWSpRY
The ear movements of the greater horseshoe bat could inspire new sensors for drones. http://bit.ly/2wYNXKd
RT @Falling_Walls: Are you running a science engagement project and seeking to increase your organisation's international visibility? #Fall…
Researchers are calling into question authenticity as a scientifically viable concept. (By @sbkaufman) http://bit.ly/2Zrb8Jp
Research has shown a sharp divide between how men are viewed and how dads are viewed. #FathersDay http://bit.ly/2wWZ3Q7
Scientists have sequenced the almond genome. Cracking the nut’s “cyanide problem” could make it easier to cultivate sweeter varieties of this ancient snack http://bit.ly/2wTOtsZ (By @JLorileman)
Pumping breast milk at 50 below: Field research can be essential to a successful scientific career—but when you’re a woman, there are some unique challenges http://bit.ly/2RiKboq
A biodegradable label doesn't make it so http://bit.ly/2IJwueo #ScienceOnTheHill 🎧
A head full of fluid and burning eyes: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly talks about his year living in space http://bit.ly/2MQ5S0B (By @jimdaleywrites)
Opinion: Stop using phony science to justify transphobia. Actual research shows that sex is anything but binary http://bit.ly/2MNShGS
People appear to consume between 74,000 and 121,000 microplastic particles annually, and that's probably a gross underestimate http://bit.ly/2RdDBzo 🎧 (By @aisneed)
Better memory through electrical brain ripples http://bit.ly/2RecSTq
Individual military bases have taken an inconsistent approach to the threat of global warming. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/not-all-military-bases-plan-for-warming-watchdog-finds/
RT @SteveMirsky: You contain multitudes...of microplastics. @sciam 🎧 by @aisneed on human consumption of microplastics study by @KieranCx e…
Stop Using Phony Science to Justify Transphobia https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/stop-using-phony-science-to-justify-transphobia/?amp via @sciam
A new study suggests that sodium chloride—the stuff of table salt—exists on Europa’s surface. (By @ShannonWHall) http://bit.ly/2wU8PT6
Highlights from a panel discussion with @KavliPrize and @NobelPrize winners at the National Academy of Sciences.
Economist Paul Romer talks about how the social system of science offers hope for humanity and for how we can live with each other http://bit.ly/2IJUgqn 🎧
Neuroscientists James Hudspeth and Robert Fettiplace discuss what chickens can teach hearing researchers http://bit.ly/2XdIPk9 🎧
Frances Arnold, the Caltech scientist who shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, says evolution can show us how to solve problems of sustainability http://bit.ly/2Kha0V0 🎧
Watch: @KavliPrize and @NobelPrize laureates including Jennifer Doudna, Rainer Weiss and James Allison tackle science’s big questions http://bit.ly/2wPIIfJ 🎥
Global climate awareness may never have been higher, but two recent studies show just how much work the world has to do to turn its carbon-cutting dreams into reality. http://bit.ly/2XK0zke
RT @caveatnyc: Counting down the days before the next VERSUS... @ZakMartellucci + @DustinGrowick, ready to rep Humans vs. The Universe?? Th…
Nearly every space agency around the globe is currently sketching a proposal to explore our long-neglected neighbor. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/venus-earths-evil-twin-beckons-space-agencies/
Highlights from a panel discussion with @KavliFoundation and @NobelPrize winners at the National Academy of Sciences.
Economist Paul Romer talks about how the social system of science offers hope for humanity and for how we can live with each other http://bit.ly/2IJUgqn 🎧
Neuroscientists James Hudspeth and Robert Fettiplace discuss what chickens can teach hearing researchers http://bit.ly/2XdIPk9 🎧
Frances Arnold, the Caltech scientist who shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, says evolution can show us how to solve problems of sustainability http://bit.ly/2Kha0V0 🎧
Watch: @KavliFoundation and @NobelPrize laureates including Jennifer Doudna, Rainer Weiss and James Allison tackle science’s big questions http://bit.ly/2wPIIfJ 🎥
Ecological detectives hunt for San Francisco’s vanished waterways http://bit.ly/31FR9bY
Opinion: No disrespect to "why was six afraid of seven," but "base 10" is the funniest math joke. (By @evelynjlamb) http://bit.ly/31tcqFF
What if great white sharks threaten sea otters? Dilemmas are on the rise in an increasingly disrupted environment. (By @WhySharksMatter) http://bit.ly/2wPExR4
Today’s pot could be somewhat like cannabis that people cultivated about 2,500 years ago in Central Asia. http://bit.ly/2XIiJ5K
Water on Europa—with a pinch of salt. Much like Earth’s seas, the subsurface ocean of this icy moon of Jupiter contains sodium chloride, the main ingredient of table salt. http://bit.ly/2IBkETB
Watching a wildfire from within can offer scientists and firefighters valuable information about how these increasingly threatening blazes behave and spread. (By @sophiebushwick) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/watch-a-raging-forest-fire-surround-you-in-360-degrees/
 
 
 
 
 
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