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Scientific American's Top 10 Science Stories of 2015

An historic climate-change agreement, new views of the solar system, cybersecurity shortcomings and the discovery of a new human species—these and other events highlight the year in science and technology as selected by SA's editors...

December 23, 2015 — THE EDITORS

Lessons from Killer Snails: A Q&A with Biologist Mande Holford

Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who will be appearing at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions This Q&A features Mande Holford is Assistant Professor, Chemical Biology at City University of New York’s Hunter College...

September 11, 2015 — THE EDITORS

Are Humans Apex Predators or Genome Conservers?

Editors note: This is part of a series of interviews produced in cooperation with the World Economic Forum with members of its program on Young Scientists, who will be appearing at the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions...

September 10, 2015 — THE EDITORS

In Defense of Big Data

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor makes the case that critics of big data are wrong—abundant information and our ability to process it really is leading to a revolution...

July 25, 2015 — THE EDITORS
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