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In this issue: "Microsoft's Top Lawyer Becomes a Civil Rights Crusader" by Tom Simonite; "Bill Gates Doubles His Bet on Wiping Out Mosquitoes with Gene Editing" by Antonio Regalado; "Manufacturing Dopamine in the Brain with Gene Therapy" by Antonio Regalado; "China's Headlong Rush into an Ultra-expensive Cancer Therapy" by Yiting Sun; "Fetal Cells Offer Promise in Prenatal Testing" by Bonnie Rochman; "A Big Step Forward in the Quest for a Better Painkiller" by Adam Piore; "Life as an Entrepreneur in a Violent Mexico" by Adam Popescu.
In this issue: "A Look Inside the Brain": A new experimental approach at the interface of chemistry and biology lets scientists peer into the deepest reaches of the body's master controller. "Under the Sea of Enceladus": Evidence mounts that Saturn's icy moon harbors active hydrothermal vents, making it one of the hottest places to look for life beyond Earth. "The Right Pill for You": Now personalized genetic medicine offers tests to avoid dangerous drug reactions. "On the Trail of El Niño": This fickle and influential climate pattern often gets blamed for extreme weather.
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.
Recent pronouncements and actions by the U.S. and China threaten to ignite a new arms race in space that would be contrary to everyone's interests. Learn more in this article, "Space Wars", from the March 2008 edition of Scientific American.
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.
First, hear about fish-shaped reptiles that thrived in the oceans while dinosaurs ruled the land. Then, learn about the evolutionary history of whales, the mammals that conquered the seas. The most famous of all dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus Rex, gets a fresh look as scientists re-examine fossil evidence for clues as to the tyrannosaur¿s actual behavior. Also, learn about some ancient Australian marsupials that were as ferocious as they were bizarre. Then, "Which Came First, the Feather or the Bird?", and more.
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.
In this edition of Adventures in Technology, Mitch Ratcliffe takes you on tour of the P2P, which, according to whom you speak to, is an acronym for path-to-profits or peer-to-peer marketplace, the latest of the hot investment categories. Also, a look at the maturing U.S. computer market and Mitch explores why they are stuck in the doldrums waiting for transformative technology.
Last weekend I watched Jurassic Park for the first time in years. Still awed by the seemingly realistic, long-extinct animals, I started wondering: What would happen if they escaped the remote Pacific island where they had been created and made it to land? The only dino in the movie series to make it to a continent was a Tyrannosaurus rex in The Lost World: Jurassic Park. And it had been shipped to San Diego by stupid humans.
By injecting the amino acid glutamine that’s been tagged with a tracer compound into patients with brain cancer, scientists have devised a technique that might enable doctors to spot growth of such tumors with high accuracy.
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.
Neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind.
In my quest to explore the unknown frontier inside my own body, I stumbled upon one of the most intractable problems facing science.
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.
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.
Liquid may support microbes, be source of Blood Falls.
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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.