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A Nobel Celebration

As Nobel Prize winners gather this month to share their wisdom with younger researchers, Scientific American recalls some of the articles that Nobel laureates have published in our pages

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A Test for Consciousness

How will we know when we've built a sentient computer? By making it solve a simple puzzle

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June 2011

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day