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.
The largest outbreak of Ebola on record jump-started the development of two experimental vaccines and a couple of promising treatments.
In this issue: "Shock Medicine": Doctors may soon treat inflammatory autoimmune disorders with electricity. "Ebola War": The largest outbreak of Ebola on record jump-started the development of two experimental vaccines and a couple of promising treatments. "Oceans from the Skies": New evidence is rekindling the debate over whether comets, asteroids, or other things entirely were the source of our planet’s seas. "Our Transparent Future": No secret is safe in the digital age and how the implications for our institutions are downright Darwinian.
In this issue, Technology Review highlights 10 Breakthrough Technologies. Not all breakthroughs are created equal. Some arrive more or less as usable things; others mainly set the stage for innovations that emerge later, and we have to estimate when that will be. But we’d bet that every one of the milestones on this list will be worth following in the coming years.
In this special issue: Fast Company's report on the world’s 50 most innovative companies. Our annual guide to the businesses that matter most. Here are the gutsiest, smartest, most interesting and forward-thinking businesses on the planet right now.
Adam Brown, a theoretical physicist at Stanford University, delves into the intricacies of mining energy out of one of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space.
In this issue, you’ll learn what the latest technological flops, fizzles, and flame outs tell us about innovation. You’ll hear how the past year ushered in progress in developing hardware and software capable of human feats of intelligence. You’ll learn how a wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts. You’ll hear how software that turns data into written text could help us make sense of a coming tsunami of data. You’ll learn what’s next for the inventor of Gorilla Glass. You’ll hear about how a wireless technology more than 10 times faster than the best Wi-Fi is coming to market this year.
"Neandertal Minds": Analyses of anatomy, DNA and cultural remains have yielded tantalizing insights into the inner lives of our mysterious extinct cousins. "Can We Mine a Black Hole?": The intricacies involved in mining energy out of one of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. "The Clocks Within Us": Genes in the liver, pancreas and other tissues keep the various parts of the body in sync – and how timing miscues may lead to diabetes, depression and other illnesses. "A Puzzle for the Planet": Our future depends on whether we can craft an integrated and sustainable new system for providing food, water and energy.
"The Real Story Behind Jeff Bezos's Fire Phone Debacle And What It Means For Amazon's Future": Interviews with dozens of current and former employees reveal what went wrong and what it tells us about where Amazon is headed. "How Lego Became the Apple of Toys": After a decade-long slump, Lego has rebuilt itself into a global juggernaut. "What’s Lurking in Your Microbiome? Possibly, a Cure for Disease": Startups are harnessing the trillions of bacteria inside us to eradicate diabetes, obesity, arthritis, and more.
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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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Pills that are safely able to improve mental processes will one day be available to all. This article was published in the October 2009 edition of Scientific American.
"Turbocharging the Brain"
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.
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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This edition of Scientific American Mind contains seven articles. The cover story deals with synesthesia, when senses blend together in the brain. Also in this issue: thrill seeking, intelligence drugs, power trips, first impressions, the winter blues and lastly better work through relaxation.
Recent discoveries in brain activity that may hold a key to understanding neurological disorders and even consciousness itself. This article was published in the March 2010 edition of Scientific American.
How digital transparency became a force of nature. No secret is safe in the digital age. The implications for our institutions are downright Darwinian.
When tragedy strikes, most of us ultimately rebound surprisingly well. Where does such resilience come from?
Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk who trained as a cellular biologist before he left France to become a student of Buddhism in the Himalayas; Antoine Lutz, a research scientist at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research; and Richard J. Davidson, director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, report on how neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind.
Ten problem-solving, planet improving, life-saving advances set to drive progress in the years ahead.