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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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In this issue: "Mystery Human": An astonishing trove of fossils has scientists, and the media, in a tizzy over our origins. "The Puzzle of Dark Energy": Why is the expansion of the universe accelerating? After two decades of study, the answer is as mysterious as ever, but the questions have become clearer. "Brain Drain": An internal plumbing system rids the brain of toxic wastes. Sleep is when this cleanup ritual occurs. "Syria's Climate Refugees": Farmers who have escaped the embattled nation explain how drought and government abuse have driven social violence.
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With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway.
In this issue: "In Apple vs. the FBI, There Is No Technical Middle Ground" by David Talbot; "How Apple Could Fed-Proof Its Software Update System" by Tom Simonite; "Pentagon Hackers Are Waging America's First Cyberwar" by Tom Simonite; "The Missing Link of Artificial Intelligence" by Tom Simonite; "An AI with 30 Years' Worth of Knowledge Finally Goes to Work" by Will Knight; "Technical Roadblock Might Shatter Bitcoin Dreams" by Tom Simonite; "In First Human Test of Optogenetics, Doctors Aim to Restore Sight to the Blind" by Katherine Bourzac.
In the cover story, "The Teen Brain: Hard at Work. No... Really!", science reveals the ongoing changes underlying adolescent behavior. Next, you'll hear how researchers are achieving amazing results treating severely depressed patients by implanting an electrode in the brain. Then, you'll get some insights into why some people turn violent, and why some faint at the sight of blood.
In this issue: "The Amazing Teen Brain": Rapidly changing wiring leads to mental agility – and risky behavior. "All the Light There Ever Was": Galaxies in every corner of the universe have been sending out photons, or light particles, since nearly the beginning of time. Astronomers are now beginning to read this extragalactic background light. "Cells on Fire": A newly discovered structure in cells underlies inflammation wherever it occurs—an insight that may lead to new treatments for ailments as diverse as atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's and fatty liver disease. "Birth of a Rocket": Is NASA's Space Launch System a flying piece of congressional pork or our best shot at getting humans to deep space?
Deaf children who learn to sign early may boost their brainpower in ways unrelated to language. “Most deaf children are born to hearing families, and most hearing parents do not sign with their newborn deaf children,” clinical neuropsychologist Peter Hauser, who is deaf, explained February 12. “The deaf children, as a consequence, have very limited exposure to sign language,” signed Hauser, of the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York.
Neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind.
Teens are falling for flavored e-cigs, but the vapors they inhale may be toxic.
In the cover story, "The Promise of Plasmonics", a new technology squeezes electromagnetic waves into miniscule structures. It may yield super-fast computer chips, ultra-sensitive molecular detectors and perhaps even invisibility cloaks. Next, "Gassing up with Hydrogen". Researchers are exploring ways for fuel-cell vehicles to hold the hydrogen they need for long-distance travel. We'll also hear about a cure for rabies, and the survival of a Wisconsin teenager who contracted rabies.
Evolution didn’t give babies many ways to communicate, but the method they have, crying, sure gets the job done.
In my quest to explore the unknown frontier inside my own body, I stumbled upon one of the most intractable problems facing science.
A new understanding of how the brain generates pleasure could lead to better treatment of addiction and depression - and even to a new science of happiness.
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Scientific American is the most well-known and most highly-respected science and technology monthly in the world. It plays a vital role in bringing scientific and technological achievement to the attention of the general public.
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: "Tales of a Stone Age Neuroscientist": By honing ax-making skills while scanning their own brains, researchers are studying how cognition evolved. "The Neutron Enigma": Two precision experiments disagree on how long neutrons live before decaying. "The Cancer Defense": Enhancing the body's own immune system is leading to promising results in the battle against malignancy. "Machine Life": Synthetic biologists are close to putting living cells to work diagnosing human diseases and repairing environmental damage.
In this issue: "Learning Larry Page's Alphabet": When Google became Alphabet, the rationale seemed simple: that a company of companies can innovate faster than a single large beast. But that’s only the start. "David Chang Wants To Fuku You Up": An exclusive look at how the Momofuku chef is expanding his empire, plus details about his top-secret new project. "Adam Neumann's $16 Billion Neo-Utopian Play To Turn WeWork Into WeWorld": When Google became Alphabet, the rationale seemed simple: that a company of companies can innovate faster than a single large beast. But that’s only the start.
In this issue: 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2016: "Immune Engineering" by Antonio Regalado. "Precise Gene Editing in Plants" by David Talbot. "Conversational Interfaces" by Will Knight. "Reusable Rockets" by Brian Bergstein. "Robots That Teach Each Other" by Amanda Schaffer. "DNA App Store" by Antonio Regalado. "SolarCity's Gigafactory" by Richard Martin. "Slack" by Lee Gomes. "Tesla Autopilot" by Ryan Bradley. "Power from the Air" by Mark Harris. Also: "Should Silicon Valley Go to War?" by Fred Kaplan. "Apprentice Work" by Martin Gayford.
In this special issue: Fast Company's report on the world's 50 most innovative companies. "How BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti Is Building a 100-Year Media Company ": Once the "bored at work" network, BuzzFeed is now a globally distributed digital media powerhouse read by 79 million people every month.
In this issue: "The Search for Planet X": In the far reaches of the solar system, a hidden planet larger than Earth may be lurking. "Bitter Taste Bodyguards": Bitter taste receptors are not only on the tongue but throughout the body, where they defend us against microbial invaders. "The Quantum Hack": Quantum computers will render today's cryptographic methods obsolete. What happens then? "Six Billion in Africa": Population projections for the continent are alarming. The solution: empower women.
In this issue: "10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2015: Where Are They Now?" by Tom Simonite; "5 Robot Trends to Watch for in 2016" by Will Knight; "What Will It Take to Build a Virtuous AI?" by Will Knight; "What Robots and AI Learned in 2015" by Will Knight; "The 6 Most Important Things That Happened in Virtual Reality in 2015" by Rachel Metz; "Human-Animal Chimeras Are Gestating on U.S. Research Farms" by Antonio Regalado; "Parents Turn to Prozac to Treat Down Syndrome" by Bonnie Rochman; "2015 in Biomedicine: Baby Engineering, Spray-On GMOs, and Cancer Cures" by Antonio Regalado.