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A Busy Week at Scientific American: Meetings, Events and Honors

[caption id="attachment_1185" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Intricate scrimshaw decorates the skull of a river dolphin in the American Museum of Natural History exhibit "Whales: Giants of the Deep." Credit: Mariette DiChristina"] [/caption] One of the pleasures of Scientific American is how very international it is, just like science itself: In addition to the domestic (U.S...

STAFFMay 6, 2013 — Mariette DiChristina

Kids Check Out Science at the White House

[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.

STAFFApril 3, 2013 — Mariette DiChristina

Scientific American Graphics Win 3 Bronze Medals at Malofiej

[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...

STAFFMarch 18, 2013 — Jen Christiansen

New E-Book Takes Aim at Understanding Autism

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...

STAFFMarch 18, 2013 — THE EDITORS

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