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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.
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 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.
Lee R. Kump, a professor of geosciences at Pennsylvania State University, reports on alarming evidence from the past and how it may not be too late to avoid the calamity that awaits us.
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Reading the cracked brown fragments of fossils and sequences of DNA, scientists have found clues that the story of human origins has more convolutions than previously thought. The account of our shared human heritage now includes more controversial plot twists and mysteries. Was the remarkable seven-million-year-old skull found in July 2002 in Chad really one of our first forebears, or a distant dead-end cousin with precociously evolved features?
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Analyzing all the layers of the immune system at once speeds design and may one day deal a decisive blow against HIV.
Biologists have solved the mystery of one of our most misunderstood, poorly recognized, and inadequately treated medical disorders. This article was published in the August 2008 edition of Scientific American.
The rash of headline-grabbing cyberattacks on major companies over the past few years has made one thing abundantly clear: it’s not enough to rely only on traditional security tools. To venture capitalists, that means there’s money to be made by betting on startups developing new ones.
This edition of Scientific American Mind contains six articles. You will hear about exciting new advances in the early detection of autism, how people can be trained to recover their lost sense of smell, the special language skills that set humans apart from their fellow animals, and how the body speaks.
Game theory suggests how to stop the pervasive abuse of drugs in baseball, cycling, and other sports. Learn more in "The Doping Dilemma", an article from the April 2008 edition of Scientific American.
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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.
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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In my quest to explore the unknown frontier inside my own body, I stumbled upon one of the most intractable problems facing science.
The cover story reveals how painful, long-term memories might actually be erased with the use of drugs at just the right moment. Then, an article that asks a provocative question - can we cure fear? Following that, it's an examination of anger -- should you control your emotions or let them rip? Next, it's a look at the persistence of myths -- and their connection to the brain's biological needs. Our fifth article seeks to explode one myth -- about the value of self-esteem.
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.
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: "Beyoncé, Inc: How Airbnb, Warby Parker, And Others Are Finding Inspiration in Lemonade": Beyoncé is wowing business executives—and 10 lessons every company can learn from her. "The On-Demand Economy Hits the Reset Button": Companies are going beyond the hype to try to create real businesses – now that the "Uber for X" playbook is dead. "SpaceX and Blue Origin Fight to Win the Modern Space Race": SpaceX and Elon Musk have the lead, but Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin are methodically persistent. "Chobani and General Mills Fight to be the Most Important Meal of the Day".
In this issue: "5 Things You Need to Know about Facebook’s Next 10 Years" by Rachel Metz and Tom Simonite. "Wireless, Super-Fast Internet Access Is Coming to Your Home" by David Talbot. "The Nauseating Disappointment of Oculus Rift" by Rachel Metz. "The Unbelievable Reality of the Impossible Hyperloop" by Ryan Bradley. "Coffee Under Threat" by Nanette Byrnes. "Who Approved the Genetically Engineered Foods Coming to Your Plate? No One." by Mike Orcutt. "When Smartphones Become Too Addictive, Stylish Dumb Phones Offer a Respite" by Rachel Metz.
In this issue: "Ascent of Mammals": Recent fossil discoveries reveal that evolution began laying the groundwork for their rise to world domination long before the dinosaur-killing asteroid cleared the playing field. "Stellar Fireworks": Every year thousands of exploding stars appear in a bizarre assortment of forms. Astronomers want to know what makes them go boom. "Preventing Tomorrow's Climate Wars": The U.S. military is taking steps to limit the chance that worsening droughts, rising sea and melting Arctic ice will hasten uprisings that threaten national interests.
In this issue: "The Most Creative People in Business 2015": Meet the visionaries who are changing the way we work, shop, eat, build, play, learn, and explore. "How Hamilton Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Building a Brand for the Ages": History has been recast in order to reflect contemporary America – plus an innovative way to put the fans first.
In this issue: "Born of Chaos": New evidence suggests the solar system's early eras were defined by wandering worlds and staggering displays of interplanetary destruction. "The Maddening Sensation of Itch": How it arises is only now becoming clear. "Saving Eden": Conservationists are looking to ecotourism to preserve Myanmar's wilderness, but challenges abound. "Quantum Connections": Scientists are trying to make quantum computers a reality by connecting many small networks together into one large whole.
In this issue: "Why Netflix is Bringing on 'Chelsea'": By giving comedian Chelsea Handler free rein with her talk show, Netflix is opening itself up to new risks—and new opportunities for growth. "Apple, Facebook, Google, and Alibaba Take Hollywood": Since Netflix and Amazon proved that outsiders can thrive in entertainment, the world's largest tech companies are getting in on the act. "Twisted and Mischaracterized": Nigel Eccles's fantasy-sports site has million-dollar cash prizes and partnerships with big-name sports teams and leagues. But is it legal?
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