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Repent for Your Sins—or Turn Them into Something Good

Repent for Your Sins—or Turn Them into Something Good

The November/December Scientific American Mind is a tribute to the seven deadly sins. Not that gluttony, envy, greed, sloth, wrath, lust and pride are necessarily laudable traits, but we can learn a lot from them.

October 24, 2013 — Ingrid Wickelgren
Gauss and Germain on Pleasure and Passion

Gauss and Germain on Pleasure and Passion

Sophie German, who was not allowed to attend university, was the first woman to make significant original contributions to mathematical research.

February 13, 2015

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