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      August 8, 2011The Sciences

      Getting the Grizzly Story: What Its Like to Report in Canada's Great Bear Rainforest

      Editor's note: This post is part of a four-part series that Anne Casselman, a freelance writer and regular contributor to Scientific American , reported in early June during a rare opportunity to conduct field reporting on grizzly bears in Heiltsuk First Nation traditional territory in British Columbia...
      September 1, 2014Sustainability

      3 Ways to Keep Bats Away from Wind Turbines

      Ultrasonic “boom boxes” and other deterrents are under development
      August 8, 2011Sustainability

      Weekend (and Monday) on the Blogs

      What an incredible day of blogging already today! You don't want to miss any of those posts, including the ones from the weekend.You may have probably noticed the new Image of the Week there on the right side-bar.From the blogs:- Kevin Zelnio - Word of the Month: Myrmecomorphy and Welcome to the Circus of the Spineless, Edition #64! - Darren Naish - Obscure Mesozoic birds you’ll only know about if you’re a Mesozoic bird nerd: Jibeinia luanhera - Jason G...
      May 6, 1854The Sciences

      Taper Holes in Hubs

      May 1, 2012Mind

      Readers Respond to "The Google Effect"--and More

      Letters to the Editor about the January/February 2012 issue of Scientific American Mind
      January 16, 2017Book

      Fact or Fiction 2: 50 (More) Popular Myths Explained

      We're back to debunk a second collection of urban lore and cultural mythology in Fact or Fiction 2: 50 (More) Cultural Myths Explained . In this sequel to our best-selling first edition, we cast our analytical eye on long-standing claims such as the "5-second rule," which insists that food dropped on the floor is safe to eat if picked up within 5 seconds, and that a "base tan" will protect against sunburn...
      Fact or Fiction 2: 50 (More) Popular Myths ExplainedFact or Fiction 2: 50 (More) Popular Myths Explained
      October 10, 2011Evolution

      Diversity of insect circadian clocks - the story of the Monarch butterfly

      As the Monarch butterflies are passing through New York right now, I thought this would be a good time to republish my old January 2006 post about this butterfly (see also 2008 version): There are pros and cons to the prevalent use of just a dozen or so species as standard laboratory models...
      July 29, 2013Book

      Fact or Fiction: Science Tackles 58 Popular Myths

      Did NASA really spend millions creating a pen that would write in space? Is chocolate poisonous to dogs? Does stress cause gray hair? These questions are a sample of the urban lore investigated in this eBook, Fact or Fiction: Science Tackles 58 Popular Myths . Drawing from Scientific American’s “Fact or Fiction” and “Strange But True” columns, we’ve selected 58 of the most surprising, fascinating, useful and just plain wacky topics confronted by our writers over the years...
      Fact or Fiction: Science Tackles 58 Popular MythsFact or Fiction: Science Tackles 58 Popular Myths
      December 2, 1854The Sciences

      Cause and Effect

      May 1, 1937The Sciences

      50 Years Ago in Scientific American, May 1937

      Articles from the Scientific American archive
      July 1, 1940The Sciences

      Browsing with the Editor, July 1940

      Through the science literature of the world.
      July 9, 1870The Sciences

      Editorial Summary- July 9, 1870

      September 18, 2017Book

      Ask the Brains, Part 2: Answers to 62 Common Questions on the Mind

      From irrational phobias to a midlife crisis, we've all experienced moments of utter confusion about the nature of our own behavior, emotions or perception of reality. In this eBook, neurologists and other scientists share what they know about how the mind works, including some of these baffling psychological experiences...
      Ask the Brains, Part 2: 62 Answers to Common Questions on the MindAsk the Brains, Part 2: 62 Answers to Common Questions on the Mind
      July 15, 1871The Sciences

      Correspondence- July 15, 1871

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