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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

Tinder for Cheetahs; and an Unusual Blindness

Scientific American Assistant News Editor Tanya Lewis and Collections Editor Andrea Gawrylewski host a new podcast that takes a deeper look at short articles from the Advances news section of the magazine.

October 17, 2018 — Tanya Lewis and Andrea Gawrylewski