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9/11: 10 Years Later

The attacks on September 11, 2001, profoundly influenced the direction of science and technology. What's been learned from those events, and how they have shaped our lives since

September 6, 2011

Extreme Weather and Climate Change

The evidence is in: global warming has caused severe floods, droughts and storms. We present a three-part series by John Carey, who was funded by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, and other selections from the editors...

June 30, 2011

The Science of Fatherhood

A look at research into the paternal bond and how evolution and modern society combine to shape the experience of fatherhood

June 16, 2011

The Science of Tornadoes

How funnels form, what drives tornado activity, and what scientists are doing to better understand them--our collection of articles, video and podcasts explain the basics

April 18, 2011

Personal Technology in 2011

Video games, smart phones, apps, e-readers--people are fitting digital gadgets into all aspects of their lives

February 2, 2011

The 2010 Nobel Prizes

Scientific American covers this year's winners, whose work includes advances in the study of nanotechnology, the building of complex organic compounds, the development of in vitro fertilization and the understanding of "search friction" in the job market...

October 11, 2010

Personalized Medicine in the Genomic Era

When the human genome draft was announced 10 years ago, many researchers and policymakers anticipated using the newly sequenced code to develop a wealth of diagnostic and treatment capabilities...

June 24, 2010
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