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Stories by Mariette DiChristina

Public Health Hero Jimmy Carter; SA Turns 170

Jimmy Carter talks about his public health efforts to eradicate guinea worm and improve global mental health and women's health. Plus, magazine collector Steven Lomazow brings part of his collection to the Scientific American 170th birthday party 

August 31, 2015 — Steve Mirsky and Mariette DiChristina

Alien Intelligence Search Gets Major New Push

Entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner talks about the just-announced $100-million Breakthrough Listen Project to search for extraterrestrial technological civilizations  

July 20, 2015 — Steve Mirsky and Mariette DiChristina

Happy 170th to Scientific American!

Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina reflects on Scientific American's evolution from an aspirational weekly broadsheet to the longest continuously published magazine in the U.S. with 14 local language editions around the world

July 15, 2015 — Mariette DiChristina

Scientific American Presents a Beetle Curator

Max Barclay curates insects at London's Museum of Natural History. He discovered the only known beetles collected by the famed 19th century explorer, Dr. David Livingstone, in a dusty old box.

May 22, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun and Mariette DiChristina

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