January 7, 2010 The Sciences Alan Alda, star of stage, screen and science, talks with podcast host Steve Mirsky about his new PBS science series The Human Spark as well as his strong interest in science and long association with Scientific American... Steve Mirsky January 24, 2013 Mind & Brain Actor Michael C. Hall, TV's Dexter, talks with psychologist Kevin Dutton, author of The Wisdom of Psychopaths, at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City Steve Mirsky December 1, 1991 Technology Researchers are trying to build machines that emulate the reasoning and self-awareness of humans, but in the real world even the competence of a mayfly eludes them-for now. Paul Wallich Scientific American Volume 265, Issue 6 10.1038/scientificamerican1291-124 July 1, 2015 Biology An astonishing discovery is forcing scientists to reconsider whether life can exist in the most extreme places on Earth and in space Douglas Fox Scientific American Volume 313, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0715-46 Originally published as "Life at Hell's Gate" in Scientific American Volume 313, Issue 1 August 6, 1892 The Sciences Alice Bodington Scientific American Supplements Volume 34, Issue 866supp 10.1038/scientificamerican08061892-13842bsupp April 1, 1941 The Sciences For Liquids, Vegetables, Fruits, Solids Scientific American Volume 164, Issue 4 10.1038/scientificamerican0441-224 January 16, 1886 The Sciences R. H. Thurston Scientific American Supplements Volume 21, Issue 524supp 10.1038/scientificamerican01161886-8368supp April 6, 1912 Mind & Brain Franklin DeR. Furman Scientific American Volume 106, Issue 14 10.1038/scientificamerican04061912-314 November 12, 2008 Environment Marine geophysicist Robin Bell is leading an expedition to Antarctica to explore a mysterious mountain range beneath the ice sheet and will be updating Scientific American readers regularly... Robin Bell October 10, 2019 Behavior Experts from the fields of human and animal affective neuroscience discuss their own definitions of fear and how we should study it Dean Mobbs, Ralph Adolphs, Michael S. Fanselow, Lisa Feldman Barrett, Joseph E. LeDoux, Kerry Ressler, Kay M. Tye and Nature Neuroscience September 1, 2006 Mind & Brain People with synesthesia--whose senses blend together--are providing valuable clues to understanding the organization and functions of the brain Edward M. Hubbard and Vilayanur S. Ramachandran Secrets of the Senses 10.1038/scientificamerican0906-76sp February 1, 2019 Neuroscience Brain regions that process faces reveal deep insights into the neural mechanisms of vision Doris Y. Tsao Scientific American Volume 320, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamerican0219-22 Originally published as "Face Values" in Scientific American Volume 320, Issue 2 October 20, 2010 Neuroscience In this web exclusive, the author offers a longer version of his December 2010 Scientific American article on how researchers can probe how the nervous system works in unprecedented detail, using a technique called optogenetics... Karl Deisseroth December 28, 2012 Mind & Brain Kevin Dutton is a psychologist at the University of Oxford. He talks about his latest book, The W isdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us about Success... Steve Mirsky January 25, 1890 The Sciences Scientific American Supplements Volume 29, Issue 734supp 10.1038/scientificamerican01251890-11728supp January 1, 2014 Mind & Brain Daydreaming can help solve problems, trigger creativity, and inspire great works of art and science. When it becomes compulsive, however, the consequences can be dire Josie Glausiusz Special Editions Volume 23, Issue 1s 10.1038/scientificamericancreativity1213-70 March 29, 1879 The Sciences Scientific American Volume 40, Issue 13 10.1038/scientificamerican03291879-200 March 1, 1995 Mind & Brain Scientists are homing in on social and biological risk factors that they believe predispose individuals to criminal behavior. The knowledge could be ripe with promise—or rife with danger... W. Wayt Gibbs March 1995 10.1038/scientificamerican0395-100 June 25, 2010 The Sciences Award-winning writer and physicist Graham Farmelo talks with podcast host Steve Mirsky about The Strangest Man, Farmelo's biography of Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist Paul Dirac... Steve Mirsky June 5, 2017 Mental Health Kids battling physical awkwardness may miss crucial opportunities to learn about interaction Nicholette Zeliadt and Spectrum Support Science Journalism
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