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Blue Whales Have Changed Their Tune

In the last few decades blue whale calls have been getting lower in pitch—and a rebound in their numbers may be the reason. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

November 30, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata

Do Wine over Those Brussels Sprouts

Taking a swig of red wine before eating Brussels sprouts appears to moderate Brussels sprouts' polarizing flavor. Christopher Intagliata reports

November 21, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata

Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

The drowsiness we experience after a hearty Thanksgiving meal is usually blamed on the amino acid tryptophan, which turkey supposedly has an extra helping of. Or does it? Scientific American editor Ferris Jabr investigates...

November 21, 2018

Introducing Scientific American Health & Medicine

Introducing Scientific American Health & Medicine