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Introducing the Science in Action Award

Introducing the Science in Action Award

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." — Ben Franklin Kids are born scientists. They ask great questions, and as Ben Franklin—one of the original “scientific Americans”—pointed out so eloquently, we should foster their efforts to learn the answers firsthand...

STAFFApril 1, 2012 — Mariette DiChristina

Enter the Science in Action Award at Google Science Fair

Scientific American is very happy to help expand the Google Science Fair this year with the new $50,000 Science in Action Award. The international online fair, launched in 2011, has three age categories, for teens from 13 to 18...

STAFFFebruary 23, 2012 — Mariette DiChristina

Scientific American Mind Is Now on Facebook

And We’re live! This week, Scientific American Mind launched its Facebook page. Join us here to stay up to date on our latest articles on the mind and brain.

STAFFFebruary 17, 2012 — Sandra Upson

The Scientist Corps: 1,000 Scientists in 1,000 Days

Improving science education is not just important to me as the editor in chief of a science magazine for the usual reasons of maintaining our country s well-being and global competitiveness: It s also very personal...

STAFFJanuary 20, 2012 — Mariette DiChristina

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