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How Can You Prepare for the August Solar Eclipse?

In less than a week, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun in the middle of the day blocking between 20 to 100% of the Sun’s light across the continental United States as it does...

August 19, 2017 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

How Dangerous Is Asbestos?

This year the EPA is set to review restrictions on 10 high priority chemicals as part of the Toxic Substance Control Act, including asbestos. So why is asbestos dangerous? Is the US likely to change its stance on the minerals?...

July 29, 2017 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

When Does Your Intelligence Peak?

Are we really at our smartest in our 20s? What about the wisdom and experience that come with age? At what age do we strike the right balance between cognitive ability and expertise?

July 5, 2017 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

Why Does the Melting of Arctic Sea Ice Matter?

Due to the clear link to their diminishing habitat, polar bears have become the poster children for the direct impact of this lost Arctic sea ice. But how does this missing ice affect the rest of us?...

February 8, 2017 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

How Do You Estimate Crowd Size?

The recent controversies surrounding the Inauguration and the Women's March on Washington may have you asking: how do you accurately estimate the size of a crowd?

January 25, 2017 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine