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      August 1, 2018Culture

      Readers Respond to the April 2018 Issue

      Letters to the editor from the April 2018 issue of Scientific American
      June 1, 2005Mind & Brain

      Mind Reads

      Reviews and recommendations from the June/July 2005 issue of Scientific American MIND
      November 1, 2014Mental Health

      Mental Health Crises Online: Is Social Media a Friend or Foe?

      People are increasingly broadcasting symptoms of mental illness on social media. We should listen
      February 11, 2009Biology

      Coral reefs: Vital to the oceans, vital to humans

      Coral reefs are dying off at record rates, thanks to pollution, disease and global warming. Scientists worldwide are trying to come up with new ideas to conserve and protect not just the coral reefs, but also the biodiversity and human economies that depend upon  them for their survival...
      November 26, 2013Dog Spies

      Did You Have A Good Pee, Mr. Rhino?

      Thanks to a recent study on the urine flow of differently sized mammals (yes, small mammals “drip” and large mammals “jet”— more here), I came across a gem of a YouTube video where three out-of-frame tourists on safari observe and narrate the public urination of a rhino...
      January 1, 1992

      Bonus Game

      A microchip that plays pinball with electrons
      January 1, 2012The Sciences

      50 Years Ago: Bottling the Atomic Incubus

      Innovation and discovery as chronicled in past issues of Scientific American
      October 9, 2012The Sciences

      Bringing Schrödinger's Cat to Life

      Recent experiments have begun to demonstrate how the weird world of quantum mechanics gives way to the familiarity of everyday experience
      December 1, 2007The Sciences

      Apples and Cheese

      A write-up of my week as a writer not writing
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