An article in Nature lays out 10 bold predictions for a field whose extraordinary achievements are just the beginning of what could be possible
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Scientific American’s senior medicine editor Josh Fischman talks about issues in medicine and public health that will be affected by this election.
Countries are debating proposed marine reserves that could help protect this key source of food for other species
Rising nighttime temperatures stymie traditional firefighting methods
Hospital workers who got vaccinated were significantly less likely to develop COVID than those who did not
Scientific American’s editor in chief sets up this week’s series of podcasts about how this election could affect science, technology and medicine.