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In this issue: "What Mark Will We Leave on the Planet?": Our influence is written in the geological strata. "Who Will Prosper and Who Will Fall Behind?": Quality of life on an increasingly crowded planet depends on decisions made today. "Will We Defeat Aging?": Drugs already in trials could significantly extend healthy human life spans. "Can We Trust Our Own Predictions?": What a Science Fiction writer knows about predicting the future.
Shari S. Bassuk, an epidemiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Timothy S. Church, a professor at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University, and JoAnn E. Mason, chief of the division of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explain why being active is good for many reasons beyond the old familiar ones.
In this issue: "Why Startups Are Struggling" by James Surowiecki; "Why Kickstarter's Glowing Plant Left Backers in the Dark" by Antonio Regalado; "Inside Facebook's Artificial Intelligence Engine Room" by Tom Simonite; "Find Out Which Appliance Is Sucking All Your Power" by David Talbot; "Juiced-Up Home Wi-Fi for $10 Extra a Month? It’s Coming." by Stacey Higginbotham; "How Stores Will Use Augmented Reality to Make You Buy More Stuff" by Elizabeth Woyke; "The Sacramento Kings' New Stadium Is Wired for Virtual Reality" by Tom Simonite.
When the NSA subcontractor Edward Snowden released classified documents in June 2013 baring the US intelligence community’s global surveillance programs, it revealed the lax attention to privacy and data security at major Internet companies like Apple, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft. Warrantless surveillance was possible because data was unencrypted as it flowed between internal company data centers and service providers.
A billion dollars is quite a lot of money to invest - even if your goal is saving the world from the ill effects of super-smart artificial intelligence that humans can’t control.
Google is using a powerful new machine-learning approach to save huge amounts of energy (and hundreds of millions of dollars) each year at its vast data centers. It might not be long before the technique, which involves a machine-learning algorithm gradually learning to perfect a task with positive reinforcement, catches on in a range of other areas.
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A two-year government study has found a small increase in two types of cancer in male rats exposed to the kind of radiation that cell phones emit. Given the ubiquity of cell-phone usage, the implications of the findings are substantial, if they are replicated in humans.
From the pages of Scientific American magazine: "The Science of Persuasion" reveals how sales people and politicians, as well as friends and family, get others to agree to what they want.
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Something very odd seems to be going on out beyond Pluto. Astronomers have known for more than two decades that the tiny former planet is not alone at the edge of the solar system: it is part of a vast cloud of icy objects known collectively as the Kuiper belt. But unlike most of their fellow travelers, and unlike the planets and most asteroids, which orbit between Mars and Jupiter, a small handful of Kuiper belt objects, or KBOs, have orbits that are decidedly weird.
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth, Scientific American Mind examines the lasting, controversial legacy of the Father of Psychoanalysis.
A clinic that treats Amish and Mennonite children show the promise of genomics for preventing disease.
In this issue: "Playing the Long Game Inside Tim Cook's Apple": iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever. "Can American Apparel's CEO Mend Its Seams?": Paula Schneider is attempting to lead the infamous L.A. basics brand forward. "SoulCycle Wants You to Join Its Tribe": SoulCycle's high-energy, candlelit, spiritual workouts have grown into a national phenomenon. What would you pay to feel part of it? "How Hampton Creek's Plant-Based Foods Have Scrambled the Grocery Aisle".
Self-control is not just a puritanical virtue. It is a key psychological trait that breeds success at work and play - and in overcoming life’s hardships.
Does playing football cause permanent brain damage? If it wasn’t already, that question is now squarely in the zeitgeist thanks to Hollywood and Will Smith. The answer is not so straightforward, however. We are likely to learn a lot more about the subject in 2016 because so many labs are focused on concussion research right now. But scientists are only beginning to understand the details of how concussions - also a serious problem in the military - damage the brain.
Rob Dunn, a biologist at North Carolina State University, writes about how digestion is far too messy a process to accurately convey in neat numbers.
Turn to Science News for the latest coverage of biology, astronomy, the physical sciences, behavioral sciences, math and computers, chemistry, and earth science. This 75-year-old publication is known for its sharp writing and up-to-date coverage of the latest scientific research. Since its debut in 1922, Science News has been committed to providing reports on scientific and technical developments that the layman would find interesting and easy to digest.
In this issue: "35 Innovators Under 35 – Visionaries" by The Editors of Technology Review; "35 Innovators Under 35 – Inventors" by The Editors of Technology Review; "35 Innovators Under 35 – Entrepreneurs" by The Editors of Technology Review; "35 Innovators Under 35 – Pioneers" by The Editors of Technology Review; "35 Innovators Under 35 – Humanitarians" by The Editors of Technology Review; and "AI's Unspoken Problem" by Will Knight.
In this issue: "The Emptiest Place in Space": What first appeared as a strange cold spot in an image of the cosmos led to the discovery of something even odder. "Health Check for Humanity": A global effort to develop the most comprehensive picture of the world's health started with the curiosity of a young boy in Niger. "The Coding Revolution": From the White House to Silicon Valley, the call for all students to learn computer programming is growing louder. "The Secret to Speed": New insights into the biomechanics of sprinting could give athletes a leg up at the Olympics.
In this issue: "Basic Income: A Sellout of the American Dream" by David H. Freedman. "The All-American iPhone" by Konstantin Kakaes. "Dear Silicon Valley: Forget Flying Cars, Give Us Economic Growth" by David Rotman. "50 Smartest Companies 2016" by Ryan Bradley. "23andMe" by Antonio Regalado. "Toyota" by George Anders.
In this issue: "The Brain Boosting Power of Video Games": Shooting zombies and repelling aliens can lead to lasting improvement in mental skills. "Our Place in the Cosmos": The Milky Way turns out to be part of a massive supercluster of galaxies that forms one of the largest known structures in the universe. This discovery is only the beginning of a new effort to maps the cosmos. "Ebola's Second Coming": Brain deficits and more torment many virus survivors in Liberia. The top suspects are hidden viral remnants and immune system overreactions.