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Remembering Bunji Tagawa

Remembering Bunji Tagawa

A look back at one of Scientific American’s most prolific illustrators and the racial injustice he endured

August 15, 2018 — Amanda Montañez

Favorite Wine Grapes May Need Genetic Help

Wine book author Kevin Begos explains that just a few varieties of wine grapes dominate the industry, which leaves them vulnerable to potentially catastrophic disease outbreaks.

July 10, 2018 — Steve Mirsky

Sharks Make a Splash in Brooklyn

Visitors can see and learn about sharks and their environment in the new "Ocean Wonders: Sharks!" facility at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium.

July 4, 2018 — Steve Mirsky
Aerial Fireworks, Illustrated

Aerial Fireworks, Illustrated

Graphics from the Scientific American archive provide a glimpse of the history and science of pyrotechnics

July 4, 2018 — Jen Christiansen
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