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Special Report on Zika

As the Zika virus continues to spread, Scientific American explores efforts to contain the threat and develop an arsenal to defend against it.
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Facebook Experiments with AI

Scientific American discusses artificial-intelligence research with pioneer Yann LeCun, who leads Facebook’s efforts to build a smarter social media site. Go to

August 1, 2016

On the Web: The Future of Transit

Catch our multimedia coverate of the quest to win the Hyperloop Pod Competition, sponsored by Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Go to

Epic Math Battles

Which is larger: the number of Legos needed to build a life-size Egyptian pyramid or the number of trees on the earth? Test your estimation and calculation skills. Go to

On the Web: What Else Is in Store?

Scientific American took to the streets to ask people what they most want to know about the future. Find the video, plus interactive maps and more predicitons from experts, at

September 1, 2016

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