Blood levels change as people alter diets and the use of statin medications
Vibrations in the earth’s crust generated by human activity dropped as lockdowns went into effect
A vaccine logistics expert explains how millions of frozen vials will be widely distributed
Genetic engineering could allow for speedy production as well
Scientific American senior editor Mark Fischetti and associate editor Andrea Thompson talk about this election and the future of U.S. energy research and policy.
Emissions of lead particles wax and wane with empires, plagues and revolutions
Scientific American senior editor Mark Fischetti talks about how this election will affect environmental science and policy.
An urban expedition reveals nearly 1,000 species
Warming could scorch the region
How does SARS-CoV-2 sneak into our body? What can our immune system do and how can the virus sometimes defeat it? How do the leading drug and vaccine candidates work? Will the virus plague us forever?...
Deaths or excessive damage put Katrina, Maria, Harvey and other monikers out of circulation
Backup seeds—held in storage as insurance against climate change—come from nearly every country in the world
For the fourth Science on the Hill event, Future Climate: What We Know, What We Don’t, experts talked with Scientific American senior editor Mark Fischetti about what goes into modeling our climate—and how such models are used in addition to long-term climate prediction...
What scientists know about the inner workings of the pathogen that has infected the world
Earth monitoring and high-speed Internet are driving demand
Tests reveal that an imbalance of charge buildup can trigger airplane lightning
Construction and manufacturing careers would rise nationwide
A look at ingredients and nutrition
The parallel dos and don’ts for the two viruses are striking
A common argument among skeptics is put to rest