Looking at the Sun Can Trigger a Sneeze
For some people, bright lights mean big sneezes
A rare bird passes away
SciAm Mind Calendar: October/November 2007
Backyard Science: A New Cure for Bruises?
A few days ago I grilled up some kielbasa in my Brooklyn backyard. Several mosquitoes were also enjoying dinner in my backyard, and one of them hit the motherlode: the little sucker bit me right on a bruise (a relic from SciAm's recent softball game against Popular Science)...
Fact or Fiction?: An Opera Singer's Piercing Voice Can Shatter Glass
Can the high C of a trained soprano quiver glass into dissolution?
The Scent of Science
The nose knows: a "sniff test" may detect Alzheimer's disease early.
The Medication Munchies Mystery
Freeing a Locked-In Mind
Vegetative patients may soon be able to communicate with the outside world
SLIDESHOW: The Quest for Alien Life Begins in Our Own Back Yard
Just about every planet in the solar system that might harbor life has an analog on Earth--and that's the first place scientists thought to look