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What a Healthy Jungle Sounds Like

Species may have evolved their wide array of sounds to fill unused parts of the frequency spectrum. This could also reveal the degree of biodiversity in an ecosystem

September 8, 2016 — Erica Gies

A Microgrid Grows in Brooklyn

One New York City neighborhood’s efforts to pool local renewable energy sources reflects a larger push toward decentralized power production and consumption

April 22, 2016 — Morgen E. Peck

Why Ebola Survivors Struggle with New Symptoms

From Liberia in an exclusive Scientific American report, victims say they are tormented by brain deficits and more. A new study hints at hidden virus remnants or immune system overreactions

February 29, 2016 — Seema Yasmin