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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: "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.
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.
Alessio Fasano, of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, reports on how a study of the potentially fatal food-triggered disease has uncovered a process that many contribute to treating many autoimmune disorders. This article was published in the August 2009 edition of Scientific American.
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A Stanford professor claims to have invented a Bitcoin-like system that can handle payments faster and with more security.
Bitcoin doesn’t have to replace government-backed money to improve the way we do business online.
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.
In this issue: "The Rogue Immune Cells That Wreck the Brain" by Adam Piore. "The People's Robots" by Will Knight. "The Extinction Invention" by Antonio Regalado. "The Missing Link of Artificial Intelligence" by Tom Simonite.
Winston Churchill steered Britain through its darkest hours during World War II. He was one of the 20th century's greatest orators, and the speeches that he painstakingly composed, rehearsed, and delivered inspired courage in an entire nation. Churchill's output was prolific; his complete speeches alone contain over five million words.
All six volumes of The Essential Letters from America, brought together for the first time in this definitive chronological collection of Alistair Cooke's finest broadcasts. Alistair Cooke was the doyen of foreign correspondents and a radio legend, entertaining millions of listeners for over 50 years in his weekly Letter from America. It was the longest-running show in radio history, and every show was a virtuoso performance.
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.
Like a story by Victor Hugo as told to Neil Simon, the events leading up to the creation of the atomic bomb involved accidental encounters among larger-than-life figures, especially two who did not get along - but had to. William Lanouette profiles the disciplined Italian physicist Enrico Fermi and the brilliant but lackadaisical Leo Szilard.
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.
It goes without saying that building a time machine wouldn't be easy. But according to author Paul Davies, it might actually be possible.
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.