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Scientific American's Top 10 Science Stories of 2015

An historic climate-change agreement, new views of the solar system, cybersecurity shortcomings and the discovery of a new human species—these and other events highlight the year in science and technology as selected by SA's editors

December 23, 2015 — The Editors

More Fun Please, We're Scientists

Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who appeared at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China from September 9-to-11.  The Q&A below features Christoph Stampfer, of RWTH Aachen University.

September 22, 2015 — The Editors

Lessons from Killer Snails: A Q&A with Biologist Mande Holford

Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who will be appearing at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions This Q&A features Mande Holford is Assistant Professor, Chemical Biology at City University of New York’s Hunter College.

September 11, 2015 — The Editors

Are Humans Apex Predators or Genome Conservers?

Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who will be appearing at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions.

September 10, 2015 — The Editors

From Waste to Wealth: A Q&A with Agricultural Engineer Noble Banadda

Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who will be appearing at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China from September 9-to-11.  The Q&A below features Noble Banadda, Professor of Bio-systems Engineering at Makrere University in Uganda.

September 9, 2015 — The Editors

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