When the drug called LSD is administered to human subjects, it produces the symptoms of psychosis. The phenomenon provides a remarkable new tool for the investigation of psychotic states...
Radio Waves from the Sun
To radio "eyes" the Sun is usually a dim object, but occasionally it is brilliant. These blasts of radio energy are associated with the streams of corpuscles that cause magnetic storms on the Earth...
James Clerk Maxwell
In the same year that Einstein was born, the man who was perhaps his greatest immediate predecessor died. Generally regarded as an abstract theoretician, Maxwell relied heavily on mechanical models...
Learning in the Canary
Concerning some engaging experiments in which these domestic pets demonstrate unexpected ability to perform such feats as placing one box on top of another to reach a pellet of grain
Antibiotics against Plant Diseases
Antibiotics have already been used to preserve food and to promote the growth of farm animals. Recent experiments show that they also control rot, blight, smut, wilt, mold and mildew in certain plants...
A large mathematical machine must be able to store information and refer to it. This requirement has stimulated the evolution of information-storage units based on various physical effects...
The Germ of Tuberculosis
The biology of the tubercle bacillus is studied to control its multiplication in man. Out of these investigations have come encouraging advances in the treatment of the disease
50 and 100 Years Ago: June 1955
Science and the Citizen: June 1955
Letters to the Editors, June 1955
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