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Election Science Stakes: Technology

We wrap up our preelection series with Scientific American senior editor Jen Schwartz, who talks about the possible effects of the election results on technology development and use.&..

November 1, 2020 — Jen Schwartz and Steve Mirsky

How Your Homes and Buildings Affect You

Journalist and author Emily Anthes talks about her book The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness.

July 30, 2020 — Emily Anthes and Steve Mirsky

How Nature Helps Body and Soul

Journalist and author Florence Williams talks about her book The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative.

June 27, 2020 — Steve Mirsky

How to Fight PCOS with Diet and Nutrition

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects as many as 1 in 10 women of child-bearing age, but diet and lifestyle changes can help you overcome your symptoms

June 27, 2020 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Should You Exercise While Sick?

It's hard to do much of anything when you're under the weather. Are there benefits to exercising while sick, or will working out just make you feel worse?

June 24, 2020 — Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong

What Can We Learn from Our Sweat?

We wear sensors that track steps, heart rate, and calories burned. Soon, we may measure our sweat, too! What will those measurements tell us?

June 20, 2020 — Get-Fit Guy Brock Armstrong

What Are the Health Benefits of Yerba Mate?

The impressive health benefits of drinking yerba mate include increased energy and enhanced weight loss. Should you trade your coffee or tea for this traditional South American beverage?...

May 26, 2020 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel
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