Science Talk

Science Talk is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology. Join Steve Mirsky each week as he explores cutting-edge breakthroughs and controversial issues with leading scientists and journalists. He is also an articles editor and columnist at Scientific American magazine. His column, "Antigravity," is one of science writing's great humor venues. Also check our daily podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast


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Vaccine Rejection: Truth and Consequences

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Jacks of All Trades Make the Grade

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It's Melting: Science on Ice

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Joseph Lange's Campaign against HIV

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Bone Up on What's Inside You

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Solving Our Plastic Problem

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Secrets of the Universe Revealed!

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How the Black Hole Said Cheese

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A Tree and Its People in a Warming Landscape

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Science Couple Phages Out Superbug

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On the Origin of Darwin

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Warming Arctic on Thin Ice

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Fake Whiskeys and Octo-Ecstasy

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Ultima Thule and the Apes of Earth

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Meet the Real Ravenmaster

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The Crusade against Dangerous Food, Part 2

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The Crusade against Dangerous Food, Part 1

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Bones and Stones: Cemetery Geology

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Tinder for Cheetahs; and an Unusual Blindness

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Better Living through Evolution: Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Laser Advances That Changed Our Lives: Nobel Prize in Physics

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Unleashing Immunity against Cancer: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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Where There's a Wills There's a Way to Explain the Home Run Rise

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More People, but Less Hardship?

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Here's Looking at Humanity, Kid

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Life at the Improv: The Power of Imagination

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Out with the Bad Science

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AI, Robotics and Your Health

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Dinosaurs: From Humble Beginnings to Global Dominance

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Humans Evolved but Are Still Special

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A Brain Deprived of Memory

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Blockchain beyond Bitcoin: The Energy Sector

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Enrico Fermi: The Last Man Who Knew Everything

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A Future for American Energy

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The Skinny on Fat

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Your Brain Is So Easily Fooled

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Come On and Zoom (through the Universe)

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Monsters: Not Just for Halloween

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Maryn McKenna's <i>Big Chicken,</i> Part 2

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Maryn McKenna's <i>Big Chicken,</i> Part 1

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Nobel Prize Explainer: Catching Proteins in the Act

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Nobel Prize Explainer: Gravitational Waves and the LIGO Detector

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Nobel Prize Explainer: Circadian Rhythm's Oscillatory Control Mechanism

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Does Evolution Repeat Itself?

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The Great American Eclipse

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Curiouser and Curiouser

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The Shark That Conquered the Whorl

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Undersea National Monument Could Be Left High and Dry

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Wacky Florida's Weird Science

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The Gestation Equation: Testing Babies' Genes

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5G Wiz: What's on the Horizon for Mobile

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Take the Tube: Underground as a Way of Life

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Killer Cats Bash Biodiversity

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Dogging It: Turning Wild Foxes into Man's Second-Best Friend

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What's Driving the Self-Driving Cars Rush

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Biology's Lessons for Business

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Churchill's Extraterrestrials

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Rapid-Response Vaccines for Epidemic Outbreaks

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Exit Interview: Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren

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We're Taking You to Bellevue

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Best Science Books of 2016

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Getting Robots to Say No

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How Myths Evolve over Time and Migrations

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Attack On the Internet: Weak-Link Nanny Cams

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Flint's Water and Environmental Justice

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Chemistry Nobel Prize: Machines Too Small to See

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Physics Nobel Prize: Buns, Bagels and Pretzels Help Explain Exotic Matter

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Nobel Prize Explainer: Autophagy

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They Do What?!: The Wide Wild World of Animal Sex

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Big Bang of Body Types: Sports Science at the Olympics and beyond

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Grand Canyon Rapids Ride for Evolution Education

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The Science of Soldiering: Mary Roach's <i>Grunt</i>

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Electric Eels versus Horses: Shocking but True

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Tiger, Tiger, Being Tracked

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Gravitational Wave Scientists Astounded--by Your Interest

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Sean M. Carroll Looks at The Big Picture

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The Bowling Ball That Invaded Earth

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Different Minds: The Wide World of Animal Smarts

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The Perfect Bet: Taking the Gambling out of Gambling

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Gorilla's Hum Is a Do-Not-Disturb Sign

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Bill Gates Wants a Miracle

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From AI to Zika: AAAS Conference Highlights

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Gravitational Waves Found: Kip Thorne Explains

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The Big Gath Dig: Goliath's Hometown

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Roman Sanitation Didn't Stop Roaming Parasites

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Evolution Still on Trial 10 Years after Dover

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Lifting the Visor on Virtual Reality

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The Epic History of the Horse

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Math Can Equal Fun

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Teaching Machines to Learn on Their Own

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Chemistry Nobel: Keeping DNA in Good Repair

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Physics Nobel: Neutrinos <i>Do</i> Have Mass

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Medicine Nobel: Sifting Nature for Antiparasite Drugs

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The Hunt for the Fat Gene

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The Errors of Albert

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Public Health Hero Jimmy Carter; <i>SA</i> Turns 170

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Olympics Loser Boston Wins Big Economically

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Betting Lots of Quatloos on the Search for Alien Civilizations, Part 2

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Betting Lots of Quatloos on the Search for Alien Civilizations, Part 1

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Pluto Mission Finally Calls Home

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Pluto, Ready for Your Close-Up!

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Restore Research to Preserve the American Dream

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Migratory Birds: What a Long-Range Trip It's Been

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Take a Bite out of the Math of Math

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Animals Don't Use Facebook but They Have Social Networks, Too

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Mississippi Mound Builders Meet the 33rd Legion

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The Ebola Outbreak: Past, Present and Future

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Humans and the Amazon: A 13,000-Year Coexistence

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The Placement Excitation: <i>Scientific American</i> on <i>The Big Bang Theory</i>

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<i>Science Goes to the Movies</i>: A New TV Program

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Every Life Has Equal Value, Part 2: Gates Foundation CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann

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Every Life Has Equal Value, Part 1: Gates Foundation CEO Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann

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Best of Thanksgiving, Part 2: Let's Talk Stuffing—Your Face!

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Best of Thanksgiving, Part 1: Let's Talk Turkey!

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Doctors Without Borders Fight on Ebola's Front Lines

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Ebola Expert Update

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Let's Get Small: A Panel on Nanoscience

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Building a Better Microscope: 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Blue Light Special: 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics

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The Map in Your Mind: 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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Kodiak Update: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 4

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The Juneau Tour: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 3

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Juneau Where I Am: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 2

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Catch Me If You Ketchikan: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 1

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Shakespeare and Science, Part 2

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Shakespeare and Science, Part 1

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Furious New Science Fiction from Mark Alpert

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Under the Dome: <i>Scientific American</i> Editor in Chief Talks to the Senate

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Wild Sex: Beyond the Birds and the Bees

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What's So Funny?: The Science of Humor

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Hunting the Wild Neutrino

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Sometimes the Hoofprints Are from Zebras

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The First Nuclear Arms Race: Churchill's Bomb, Part 2

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The First Nuclear Arms Race: Churchill's Bomb, Part 1

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Take Me Out to the Run Expectancy Matrix Analysis

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Found in Space, Part 2

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Found in Space, Part 1

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From Gadgets to Galaxies: Conference Reports

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Fighting Cancer with Physics

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The Man Who Wasn't Darwin: Alfred Russel Wallace on the Centenary of His Death

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Perv-View: Jesse Bering's New Book <i>PERV</i>

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The 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Karplus, Levitt and Warshel

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The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics: Englert and Higgs

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The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Rothman, Schekman and S&#252;dhof

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Alan Alda Communicates Science

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Ira Flatow and the Teachable Moment

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Adam Rutherford's Creation Science (The Real Kind) Part 2

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Kids JUMP for Math [John Mighton's Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies]

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Adam Rutherford's Creation Science (the Real Kind), Part 1

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Nobel Laureate Harry Kroto: The Threatened Enlightenment

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Penis Enlightenment: Bering Straight Talk

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Close Shave for Bill Nye the Science Guy

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Is There a Doctor in the Spaceship?

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Mary Roach Cruises the Alimentary Canal

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Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 2

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Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 1

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Imagine All the People Turning Blue and Green

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Biotech's Brave New Beasts, Part 2

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Biotech's Brave New Beasts, Part 1

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CSI: 19th-Century France and the Birth of Forensic Science

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John Rennie Hacks the Planet

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Inside Isaac: A Discussion of Newton, Part 2

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Inside Isaac: A Discussion of Newton, Part 1

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<i>Extinction</i>: New Sci-Fi from Mark Alpert

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Science and Tech in President Obama's SOTU

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Michael C. Hall Analyzes His Dexter's Mind, Part 2

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Michael C. Hall Analyzes His Dexter's Mind, Part 1

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Psychopathy's Bright Side: Kevin Dutton on the Benefits of Being a Bit Psychopathic, Part 2

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Psychopathy's Bright Side: Kevin Dutton on the Benefits of Being a Bit Psychopathic, Part 1

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Creativity's Dark Side: Dan Ariely on Creativity, Rationalization and Dishonesty

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Darwin in Space: How Multigenerational Missions Could Shape Human Evolution

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David Quammen: The Spillover of Animal Infections to Humans

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Scientific American after Sandy

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The 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics

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The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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The Climate of Climate Science

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The Flynn Effect: Modernity Made Us Smarter

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What's Next for Curiosity on Mars

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Curiosity Lands on Mars

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Plants Know Stuff

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Super-Earths: Bigger, and Maybe Better

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The Transit of Venus, Part 2

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The Transit of Venus, Part 1

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Virus Victors: People Who Control HIV

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The Football Concussion Crisis

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Killer Chimps and Funny Feet: Report from the AAPA Conference

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Getting Guinea Worm Gone: Report from the AHCJ Conference

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Food Poisoning's Lasting Legacy

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Fukushima Anniversary: We Listen Back

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AAAS Report: Fracking, Whale Rights, Higgs Evidence and <i>Twitter</i> Truthiness

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If You're Happy, How You Know It

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The Coming Entanglement: Bill Joy and Danny Hillis

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More with Maryn: McKenna on Antibiotic Resistance

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Fecal Transplants: The Straight Poop

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State of the Union: Research, Technology and Energy

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A Second Science Front: Evolution Champions Rise to Climate Science Defense

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Anna Deavere Smith: Let Me Down Easy

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Man from Mars: Health and Nutrition Research at Mars, Inc., and Beyond

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The <i>YouTube</i> SpaceLab Competition

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Large Hadron Collider Backgrounder

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Out of Our Depth: Sea Level on the Rise

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Brian Greene Talks Faster-Than-Light Neutrinos

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The Mind's Hidden Switches

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The Discovery of Quasicrystals: The 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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An Accelerating Universe: The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics

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Cancer Vaccines

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Science Legend Christian de Duve

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Carl Zimmer on Rats, Cats, Viruses and Tattoos

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Carl Zimmer on Evolution in the Big City

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The City That Became Safe: What New York Teaches about Urban Crime and Its Control

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Nobel Laureate Avram Hershko: The Orchestra in the Cell

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Nobel Laureate Peter Agre: From Aquaporins to Lutefisk

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Let's Make a Probabilistic Deal: A Fresh Look at the Monty Hall Problem

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How Physics Limits Intelligence

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Dying for Science: The 100th Anniversary of the Doomed Scott Antarctic Expedition

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Skirting Steak: The Case for Artificial Meat

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Astronaut Love: An Interview with Spacewalker Stanley Love

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Editors' Roundtable: Science Conference Reports

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Can It Be Bad to Be Too Clean?: The Hygiene Hypothesis

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Self-Aware Robots?

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The Cornucopia Conference: Roundtable on the AAAS Meeting

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The Spirit of Innovation: From High School to the Moon

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What's New with Science News

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Jefferson's Moose: Thomas's Fauna Fight against European Naturalists

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What Is the Watson Jeopardy-Playing Supercomputer, Alex?

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Vinod Khosla: Searching for the Radical Solution

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How You Gonna Keep Flu Down on the Farm?: Pig Farms and Public Health

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Anna Deavere Smith: Let Me Down Easy

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The Spewings of Titan (and More from the AGU Meeting)

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Let's Talk Stuffing--Your Face

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Let's Talk Turkey!

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Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?

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Physics Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg

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Photograph 51: Rosalind Franklin and the Race For The Double Helix of DNA (Part 2 of 2)

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Photograph 51: Rosalind Franklin and the Race for the Double Helix of DNA, Part 1 of 2

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The Quest for the Giant Pumpkin

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Not Your Grandfather's <i>Scientific American</i>

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The Harlem Science Renaissance

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Totally Bogus: The Science Talk Quiz

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Exactly When Is a Person Dead?

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Could Time End?

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The End: Death, Endings and Things That Should End

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Cooking for Geeks: Jeff Potter on Experimenting in the Kitchen

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Mary Roach Is Packing for Mars, Part 2

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Mary Roach Is Packing for Mars, Part 1

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When Humans Almost Died Out; Earthy Exoplanets; And <i>Scientific American</i>'s 165th Birthday

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Arguing with Non-Skeptics, Part 2 of 2

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Arguing with Non-Skeptics, Part 1 of 2

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Whiz Kids: Intel Science Talent Search Documentary

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Will Your Plug-In Car Actually Be Coal-Powered? And Other July Stories

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Paul Dirac: "The Strangest Man" of Science, Part 2

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"The Strangest Man" of Science, Part 1

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Physics Now and Then: From Neutrinos to Galileo

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The Big Dozen: 12 Events That Will Change Everything

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Remembering Martin Gardner, with Douglas Hofstadter

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More from MacMania: Kindle v. iPad, Mac v. PC and App Development

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David Pogue on Tech, Twitter and Transgenic Goats

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Your Inner Healers: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and More

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Bill McKibben's <i>Eaarth</i>, Part 2

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Bill McKibben's <i>Eaarth</i>, Part 1

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Invisible Ink and More: The Science of Spying in the Revolutionary War

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The Science of Staying in Love; and Scientists as Communicators--and Heroes

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From Eternity to Here: Sean M. Carroll's Quest to Understand Time

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Are We Pushing Earth's Environmental Tipping Points?

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The Science Talk Quiz: "Totally Bogus"

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Where's My Fusion Reactor?

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Algae, Art and Attitudes: A Roundtable about the AAAS Conference

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<i>The Poisoner's Handbook</i>: The Sinister Side of Chemistry

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Ice, Ice, Baby: The Physics of Curling

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Whaddaya Do with a Dead Whale?

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Cleopatra's Alexandria Treasures

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The Science Talk Quiz: "Totally Bogus"

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Creating Darwin's Biopic; and Consumer Electronics

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The Science Talk Quiz: "Totally Bogus"

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Mining for Online Game Gold and Other Amazing Stories

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Alan Alda's Human Spark, Part 2

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Alan Alda's Human Spark

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The Science Talk Quiz: "Totally Bogus"

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Christmas Season Science

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Bonus Bogus Brainteaser

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Copenhagen and Everywhere Else

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World Changing Ideas: December's <i>Scientific American</i>

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Bogus Brainteaser

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John Rennie's 7 Answers to Climate Contrarian Nonsense

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Darwin's Influence on Modern Thought

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Tree Ring Science and Tomorrow's Water

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Human Evolution II: Recent Evolution; and "Becoming Human" <i>NOVA</i> Preview

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Human Evolution: Lucy and Neandertals

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Brain Enhancement: October Issue of <i>Scientific American</i>

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New Nobel Laureate Jack Szostak and <i>Surrogates</i> Film Director Jonathan Mostow

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Clean Energy Contest; and Counting Crickets and Katydids

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Where There Was Smoke, There's Science

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Origins of Everything: The September <i>Scientific American</i> Magazine

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Colony Collapse and Ruptured Ribosomes; Minding Darwin's Beeswax

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To Bee or Not to Bee

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Bee Afraid, Bee Very Afraid

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Swimming In Spacetime and Other Stories

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Nuts, Bolts, Photons and Electrons of Solar Energy

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Movie Magic (<i>Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs</i>), Part 3

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Movie Magic (<i>Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs</i>), Part 2

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Movie Magic (<i>Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs</i>), Part 1

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Atul Gawande Redux

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Hello Moon, Good-Bye Rennie

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Panamania!: A Visit to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

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The Truth about Cats and Dogs

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High Achievement High Schoolers

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Beauty Is Truth (and Science)

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People, Pan Troglodytes (Chimps) and Pigs

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Sherwin Nuland's Tales from the Bedside

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Life Goes on within You and without You: Health and the Environment

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Why People Believe What They Do

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From Dark Energy to Lone Star Lunacy

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What Shape Is Your Galaxy?

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In Search of Time

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Phrasing a Coyne: Jerry Coyne on Why Evolution Is True

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From Spooky Action to Tiny Radios

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Remarkable Creatures (and Getting Them Fixed)

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Stars of Cosmology, Part 2

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Stars of Cosmology, Part 1

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Darwin Day Special, Part 3: Origins of Paleontology and the Impact of Religion on the Development of Evolutionary Theory

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Darwin Day Special, Part 2: Evolutionary Psychology and Religion

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Darwin Day Special: Bicentennial of the Birth of Charles Darwin

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The Naked Singularity Meets Social Media

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CO<sub>2</sub> Rising: Follow the Bouncing Carbon Atom

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Darwin: Ghostbuster, Muse and Magistrate

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From Astronomy to Zune

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The Evolution of Evolution

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The Manhattan Project and the Met

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Christmas at the Moon; and <i>Instant Egghead Guide: The Mind</i>

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From Carbon to the Cretaceous: Report from the American Geophysical Union Meeting

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Klaatu's Back and He's Not Happy

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The Science of Pain

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Viruses against Disease; Going Batty for Bats

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Approval of Seals: Wildlife Docs and Their Exotic Patients

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Kayaking Antarctica with Jon Bowermaster

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The Day After: Science in the Obama Administration

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Cemetery Science: The Geology of Mausoleums

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Today's Alternative Energy; and November Issue Topics, Including Computer-Brain Interfaces and DNA Computing

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More Than Pickles and Ice Cream: The Link Between Diet and Fertility

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about <i>E. Coli</i>, Part 2

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about <i>E. Coli</i>, Part 1

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Searching for Intelligence

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Earth 3.0

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The Large Hadron Collider Goes to Work

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Tom Friedman's New Book--<i>Hot, Flat, and Crowded</i>

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Who's Watching You: The Future of Privacy

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Return of a Killer: Tuberculosis in Russia

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What's the Buzz: A Conversation with Buzz Aldrin

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Superdove!: The Straight Poop on Pigeons

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Inside <i>SciAm</i>: The August Issue

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Inside China: Science, Technology, Energy and the Environment

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Outsmarting Bombers; and A Warless Future?

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Visit to the Fair: Inside a Tech Expo

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to String Theory

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The Long and Winding Road: DNA Evidence for Human Migration; Plus July Issue Highlights

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Gott Ya: Astrophysicist J. Richard Gott on Time Travel and Presidential Polling

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One Singular Sensation: Will We Upload Our Brains, and Other Questions Related to "The Coming Singularity"

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<i>The Happening</i>: A Conversation with Director M. Night Shyamalan

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Fact and Fiction: James Randi's "Amaz!ng Meeting" and Mark Alpert's Physics Novel, <i>Final Theory</i>

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The Feral Biologist: A Talk with George Schaller; A Look in the June <i>SciAm</i>

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Little Brains, Big Brains: Latest Flores Hobbit News and the Intel Science Fair

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China Quake Update; Fictional Scientists; What's New at SciAm.com

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Evolution Enclaves: Darwin the Botanist and Origins of Life Research

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Plasma Physics: From Black Holes to Radio Reception

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Can Science Save the Banana?

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On The Shoulders of Giants: John Wheeler and Salome Waelsch

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Expelled Explained

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A Scientists' Bill of Rights?

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Baseball Science

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For the Birds: A look at birds, habitat conservation and environmental economics

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Science and America's Future

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A Mars Rovers Once-Over

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Arachnophilia! And War...What Was It Good for (in Human Evolution)?

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Science, Science Everywhere: AAAS Conference Highlights

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Fat Chance: Do Dietary Guidelines Actually Contribute to Obesity?

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You Say Potato, I Say Cassava: Language, Culture and Perception

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Knock, Knock, Hal's There: Teaching Computers Humor; and the 50th Anniversary of America's First Satellite

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What's The Matter?: Cold Dark Matter and the Milky Way's Missing Satellites

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Mindful Motion: Miguel Nicolelis and Mind-Powered Robots; and Creating Science Cities in Brazil and Beyond

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Whose Phone Is It, Anyway: Did Bell Steal The Invention?

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Pay Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain: Sci Am's History of Debunking

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What's In A Latin Name: The Legacy of Linnaeus

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Here Comes the Sun--A Grand Plan for Solar Energy; and Sci Am's New Body

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Are There (Microbial) Aliens On Earth?

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Three Whiz Kids, Two Winning Projects And A Nobel Laureate

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Neuroscience and the Law

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The Science of Cheese; and Scientific American's New Community

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Need For New Nukes?; and News From Neuroscience

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The Ethics of Climate Change; and NOVA Does Dover

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Quest for the Giant Pumpkin

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Good Germs, Bad Germs

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Chickens and Pigs and Yeast, Oh My!: The Public Health Threat of Animal Diseases; and Gene Duplication in Evolution

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When Worlds Collide: The Ig Nobel and Nobel Prizes

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The Final Frontier: Our Future in Space

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Who Do You Think You Are: Chatting With Bots, and the Sexuality Spectrum

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What's In A Rose: Ethnobotany and the Search for Useful Plants

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Can Fat Be Fit?

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Putting Food on the Table: What to Eat

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Another Look at The World Without Us; and What's New At Scientific American

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The World Is Fat: Obesity Now Outweighs Hunger WorldWide

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Is Your Food Contaminated; New Orleans Now; And the Science of Dogs

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Better Brains: The Revolution in Brain Science

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Is Privacy Dead? Technological Approaches to the Technological Threat

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Saddle Up That Stegosaurus--A Visit to the Creation Museum

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Space For Both?--Human Vs. Robotic Space Missions

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Systems Biology: The Future of Biomedical Science?

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Benjamin Franklin the Scientist

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The World Without Us: Suppose Humans Just Vanished--Then What?

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Why We Eat, Eat and Eat Some More; and Remembering Mr. Wizard

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Jared Diamond on the State of the World Environment

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Mark Twain: Fossil Hunter and Science Writer

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How Cargo Containers Shrank the World and Transformed Trade; and Smart Skylights

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Lying in Weight: The Hidden Epidemic of Eating Disorders in Adult Women (And A Few Men)

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The Encyclopedia of Life; and the End of John Horgan's Pessimism

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Beer Science; And A Cancer Research Report

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Small Matters: Microbes In Us And The Environment

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Peer Review of Peer Review; and the Franklin Institute Awards

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Atul Gawande, Author of Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

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Catching Corrupted Photos; and Big Bird Brains

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Baseball Science

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Alcoholism and Genetics; and Why Aren't the Pioneer Spacecraft Where They Should Be?

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Naturally Speaking: Finding Nature's Treasure Trove with the Global Ocean Sampling Expedition; and Natural Products Chemistry

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Made To Stick: Crafting Memorable Messages; and Cycling For Days On A Gallon Of Gas

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Leave It To Beaver (To Return To New York City); and AccesScience '07, Communicating Science To Everyone

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Who Speaks For Science?

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No Laughing Matter: Mo Rocca On Humor Theory; Report From the AAAS Conference

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My Unfunny Valentine: The Truth About Online Dating; and The Myelin Repair Foundation--A New Model For Outcome-Oriented Biomedical Research

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The Heat IS On: International Global Warming Consensus; and Academy Award Winning Audio Science

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TV Of Tomorrow; Battle Of The Science Journals; US Budget Crunch Threatens National Lab

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Good News About Coffee And Amazing Skeptic Conference

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Better Ways To Cut A Cake and To Pick A Champion

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The Inevitability Of Cancer's Commonality; and High School Math Whiz

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Tears And Other Traits That Make Us Human; What Color Is Your Placebo Parachute

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Rampaging Robots and Killer Komodos

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Radioactive Spy Dust and the Litvinenko Case; Ode To Grad Students

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Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus and Rocky the Flying Mesozoic Mammal

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Singing New Songs: Urban Birds Vocalize Differently; Insurance Industry Worries About Warming

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Tomorrow's Newspapers and Next Week's Cars

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Tiny Technology and Talking Turkey

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Looking Into the Future At The World Science Forum; Poetry And Science with Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann

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Hide and Seen: Gestures and Facial Expressions Help Communication; Government Attempts to Keep Science Information Hidden

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Shocking Research: Electroshock Therapy and Stem Cells

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The Making of the Fittest: A Conversation with Evolutionary Biologist Sean Carroll

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Test Tube Babies; Old Time Radio; What's In A Name

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Virus-State Electronics; Baseball Oddsmaking; Star Trek Memorabilia Auction

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Judging Science: Making Judges Scientifically Literate; Eating Like An Animal; Listener Mail

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Six Big Science Debates; Missions to Map Planets; Breaking Down Barriers: Women in Science

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Human Evolution Fossil Find and Oil Company Conservation Comments

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Nuclear Energy's Future, the Mouse-Cheese Relationship

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Dark Matter; New Daily Scientific American Podcast, 60-Second Science; Steve Irwin, the "Crocodile Hunter"

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The Teen Brain; Flipping Magnetic Poles; What's Pluto?

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Scientific American Magazine single topic issue--Energy's Future: Beyond Carbon; and Well-Read Doctors.

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Is the Universe Bigger and Older; and the Status of Pluto.

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EPA Pesticide Controversy and Impact Astronomy

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The Expert Mind and the Interplanetary Bicycle Ride

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The Mountain/Climate Relation and Patient Safety

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Space Shuttle and Fingerprints

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CSI Reality and Coke/Pepsi Espionage

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Ice Cream Science

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Bering Sea, radiation, historic tortoise.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning naturalist Edward O. Wilson

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Evolution Update

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A Walk in the Park: Central Park and the Spring Bird Migration.

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Future of the Internet: Net Neutrality, the Semantic Web, plus some comments on science by the mayor of New York.

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In Search of Memory: An Interview with Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel

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Inside the Tevatron; the Human-Computer Interface; DNA Computing.

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The Environment: birds; strategic conservation; big cats.

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Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek and Betsy Devine.

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Early Universe, Benjamin Franklin Science, Evolution Education.

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Hybrid Cars, Drosophila Maggots, the Tribal Mind.

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Animal intelligence, Mars Rovers, Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health.

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Animal intelligence, Einstein, Szilard and the bomb, sustainable development.

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Attacking antibiotic resistance; William Shockley biography; flu data policy.

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Combat stress, Intel high school science competition, GLOBE At Night astronomy project

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Flores hobbit update, chemistry in art, environmental impostors.

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Genetics of longevity, diaper-free movement, possible plane problems from personal electronics

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Cosmic ray threat, sasquatch DNA, geochemist cook

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Computer security, curling, AAAS meeting

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Avian flu, marijuana policy, new tyrannosaur

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Evolution, stem cells and the National Inventors Hall of Fame