June 24, 2014 Cognition What if you could trace brain circuits as if you were sequencing genes? A scientist at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory thinks you can. Gary Stix July 1, 2007 Evolution Two prominent defenders of science exchange their views on how scientists ought to approach religion and its followers Lawrence M. Krauss and Richard Dawkins July 2007 Originally published as "Should Science Speak To Faith" in July 2007 September 1, 2011 Mind & Brain Eye gaze is critically important to social primates such as humans. Maybe that is why illusions involving eyes are so compelling Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik September / October 2011 10.1038/scientificamericanmind0911-18 Originally published as "Illusions: The Eyes Have It" in September / October 2011 September 4, 2019 Neuroscience An examination of sixth fingers hints at what our body—and mind—is capable of Ryan P. Dalton and Tom Roseberry September 1, 2018 Culture Letters to the editor from the May 2018 issue of Scientific American Scientific American Volume 319, Issue 3 10.1038/scientificamerican0918-6 Originally published as "Letters" in Scientific American Volume 319, Issue 3 January 30, 2009 Health A 79-year-old North Carolina woman dies after a heart attack brought on by terror Coco Ballantyne June 1, 2021 Policy Despite policies that endorse more inclusiveness, incentives work against including female subjects in experiments Rebecca M. Shansky and Anne Z. Murphy | Opinion May 1, 2020 Neurology Toxic airborne particles can travel from lungs and nose to the brain, and exposure is linked to memory loss Ellen Ruppel Shell Scientific American Volume 322, Issue 5 10.1038/scientificamerican0520-42 Originally published as "The Role of Air Pollution" in Scientific American Volume 322, Issue 5 April 1, 2018 Computing Today's leading buzzwords seem to describe very separate concepts, but it turns out that they have some amazing commonalities Stephen Wolfram December 7, 2015 Mind & Brain Preliminary studies reveal harmful effects of highly potent cannabis, but causal links remain unclear Diana Kwon October 28, 1865 The Sciences Scientific American Volume 13, Issue 18 10.1038/scientificamerican10281865-274a August 26, 2013 The Scicurious Brain Optogenetics likes to light up debate. Optogenetics is a hot technique in neuroscience research right now, involving taking a light-activited gene (called a channel rhodopsin) targeted into a single neuron type, and inserting it into the genome of, say, a mouse (yes, we can do this now)... Scicurious February 7, 2018 Behavior The wild up-and-down swings of the markets this week reveals the underlying dynamics of herd behavior in the buying and selling of securities Simon Makin May 2, 2017 Cognition How do people learn to echolocate? Lore Thaler and Liam Norman September 11, 2012 Headlines like "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" or "Is the Internet Making Us Dumber?" quite clearly show that people are concerned about what the Internet is doing to our cognition. Kyle Hill September 13, 2011 And other things beginning with T. And what, pray tell, is tinnitus? Well, have you ever had your ears ring? When it happens to me it sounds like a high-pitched electric tone. Scicurious May 16, 2013 Mind & Brain Today’s programming on Culturing Science is brought to you by Dennis Waters. He currently serves as the historian of Lawrence Township, New Jersey when he’s not squatting near a tree trunk or gravestone collecting lichens... Hannah Waters January 1, 1990 Technology No. A program merely manipulates symbols, whereas a brain attaches meaning to them John R. Searle Scientific American Volume 262, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0190-26 May 25, 2012 Environment Blog of the Week:Over the years, Better Posters blog has become the "Go To" place to send students when they start preparing posters for their first scientific meetings... Bora Zivkovic July 28, 1917 The Sciences Scientific American Supplements Volume 84, Issue 2169supp 10.1038/scientificamerican07281917-55asupp Originally published as "Correspondence" in Scientific American Supplements Volume 84, Issue 2169supp Support Science Journalism
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