More than 20 Nobel laureates and about 550 young researchers from 77 countries met at Germany's Lindau Island on Lake Constance from June 26 to July 1 to discuss the future of science and innovative thinking...
Two early-career scientists met with a Nobel laureate who is a pioneer in their field
Practices for sustainable fire management are laid out in the framework
Ownership of objects plays a critical role in human identity
Distinguishing between science and pseudoscience is problematic
An experiment starting next month in the U.K. will pump water one kilometer into the air to test a new climate-cooling method that eventually could deliver sunlight-reflective sulfate particles into the stratosphere...
Adherence to data-sharing policies is as inconsistent as the policies themselves.
Experience with natural seeps in Italy suggests that any CO2 leaking from proposed underground storage is unlikely to kill
Laughter with friends releases endorphins, the brain's "feel-good" chemicals
Become part of a social-networking effort to understand and fight viral threats
In the 1970s U.S. shelters euthanized 12 million to 20 million cats and dogs annually, whereas there were 67 million domesticated pets in the U.S. Today three million to four million animals are killed, and more than 135 million cats and dogs have homes...
Innovation and discovery as chronicled in past issues of Scientific American
A blogger has demonstrated how these innocuous tags can be made into cyber-crime weapons
New dams in northeastern Canada could provide extra electricity to the U.S.
Eye gaze is critically important to social primates such as humans. Maybe that is why illusions involving eyes are so compelling
City dwellers may handle pressure differently from those who live in less populated areas
United Nations considers creating advisory panel on land degradation akin to IPCC.
Endangered monk seals are dying off despite being in protected areas.
A new study finds that levels of testosterone, the "macho" sex hormone, drop in new fathers
Insects that hitch rides in shipping containers cost local governments and homeowners $2.5 billion each year. Sophie Bushwick reports