[caption id="attachment_1093" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Families enjoyed some science activities along with their Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House.
[caption id="attachment_1046" align="alignright" width="275" caption="Forever Young: The Science of Aging"] [/caption] An infant born in the U.S. today will probably live to see his or her 78th birthday, a 20- year-plus increase over the average lifespan a century ago...
On Saturday, March 8, I arrived in Pamplona, Spain, a familiar destination for many in the information graphics community. Pamplona isn't the easiest destination in Spain to reach--from anywhere, really...
[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...
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