Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of sabercat from a site made famous by its relevance to early human history
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Wedged between the IPCC wrapping up its fourth assessment and the Bali negotiations for a "son of Kyoto" (a successor treaty to curb greenhouse gas emissions globally), comes the Scientific American climate change series.
Toward a Neurofunctional Definition of "Face-Blindness"
Alison M. Harris & Geoffrey K. Aguirre University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA In 1947 Dr.
Last week SciAmâ€™s favorite podcaster and man-about-town Steve Mirsky, was back at it, behind the camera, checking out some old friends whoâ€™ve recently returned to the Bronx.
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Yesterday was the New York City Marathon, the mecca of long-distance running, which drew over 39,000 contestants and proved that birthing a child need not get in the way of a brisk 26.2 mile tromp through the streets of this fair city.
I'm proud to announce that Scientific American just launched a new site. It's not under the same domain name, because, well, it's a bit of a departure.
Social psychologists from the University of Granada found that bosses who feel insecure or unqualified to hold their position often choose to hire and surround themselves with less competent people.
The Geometry Center (Click image or here for video) Mathematicians are awesome. Don't believe me? Check out this 1994 animation, Outside In (I'd never seen it), which shows how to "evert" a sphere, or turn it inside out without tearing, pinching or creasing it.
Wolfram Research Hey, remember that $25,000 prize awarded by software company Wolfram Research last week for identifying the simplest "universal" theoretical computer, or Turing machine?
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