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JellyWatch

Help marine biologists track the movement and location of jellyfish and other unusual marine life

September 6, 2011
New Help for Smokers

New Help for Smokers

An anti-nicotine vaccine is moving closer to regulatory approval

September 6, 2011 — Jeneen Interlandi

City View: Paddle Surfers Enjoy New York's Waterways

We asked Scientific American readers, as part of our special issue on cities coverage this month, to send us pictures they have taken of a science or engineering infrastructure scene outside their windows that illustrates the best or worst aspect of life in their city.

September 5, 2011
Need Rain? Try Lasers

Need Rain? Try Lasers

New experiments show that firing lasers into the air might help induce or reduce rain. David Biello reports

September 4, 2011

City View: Oil Rig Is Next-Door Neighbor in Texas

We asked Scientific American readers, as part of our special issue on cities coverage this month, to send us pictures they have taken of a science or engineering infrastructure scene outside their windows that illustrates the best or worst aspect of life in their city.

September 1, 2011
Gulf Oil Spill Tracker

Gulf Oil Spill Tracker

Help track oil still coming onshore from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon disaster

August 30, 2011
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