[caption id="attachment_1009" align="aligncenter" width="605" caption="Bronze medal award-winning portfolio of Graphic Science pages from the pages of Scientific American."] [/caption] Last week, the world information graphics community convened in Pamplona, Spain, for the 21st annual Malofiej International Infographics Summit and Awards, organized by the Spanish chapter of the Society for News Design...
The term "autism" comes from the Greek word "autos," meaning self, used to describe conditions of social withdrawal--or the isolated self. Around 1910, a Swiss psychiatrist first used the term to refer to certain symptoms of schizophrenia...
[caption id="attachment_1002" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Sir Harold Kroto demonstrates the shape of a buckyball, a carbon molecule with 60 atoms.
I am thrilled to announce two big developments for Scientific American MIND today. We are launching a new home page, mind.scientificamerican.com, so that fans of the magazine can find our print and online articles, as we ll as multimedia, in one convenient location...
Long known as an event for introducing groundbreaking Web sites and Social networking platforms, this year SXSW featured a few stand outs who provide the infrastructure and a platform that invite and inspire further innovation...
From media and communications to banking, an increasing number of our daily activities is performed online. While this transformation has raised the curtain on exciting new frontiers, it also opens doors to security threats undreamed of by previous generations...
Will "Love Will Keep Us Together" or is it true that "Love Is a Battlefield"? Whereas the topic of romance has provided limitless inspiration for artists, writers and musicians, scientists are just as fascinated by affairs of the heart, though they seldom sing about it...
Cups, balls, paperclips, rubber bands, string, pens, a writing surface and your own body: these are the simple, commonly found 'ingredients' that we asked you to use as part of Scientific American's Iron Egghead video contest...
It's hard to believe that 2012 has come to a close. Lucky for us, the year saw some amazing science, and in this eBook, we've compiled Scientific America n's best stories of 2012 with an eye on content, authorship and news value...
[caption id="attachment_884" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Sarah Ann Anderson (left), Mariette DiChristina and banana get ready to do some science during a Google Hangout with Girlstart and the Google Science Fair...
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