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Gene Variant May Have Helped Ancient Humans Survive Starvation

When there’s no food, it pays to be small -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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In a First, an "Atomic Fountain" Has Measured the Curvature of Spacetime

The atom interferometry technique uses the effects of time dilation to reveal subtle changes in gravity’s strength -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Sounds of Mosquitoes" Mating Rituals Could Help Fight Malaria

“Wing beats” can help identify targets for control programs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Big Questions about Space, Time, Neandertals, Psychedelics and Reality

Why salamanders are so strange, why people jump to conclusions, and more in our February 2022 issue -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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What Is Spacetime Really Made Of?

Spacetime may emerge from a more fundamental reality. Figuring out how could unlock the most urgent goal in physics—a quantum theory of gravity -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Why the Tonga Eruption Was So Violent, and What to Expect Next

Research into earlier eruptions suggests this is the type of massive explosion the volcano sees about every thousand years -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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5G Devices Are about to Change Your Life

It will make 4G phones seem positively quaint -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Telltale Tsunami Sounds Could Buy More Warning Time

Scientists are figuring out how to detect a tsunami-generating earthquake’s unique, fast-traveling sound waves  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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COVID Quickly, Episode 21: Colds Build COVID Immunity, and the Omicron Vaccine Delay

Today we bring you a new episode in our podcast series COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior health editors Tanya Lewis and Josh Fischman catch you up on the... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceJan 22nd, 2022Related News

Tonga Volcano Eruption Created Puzzling Ripples in Earth"s Atmosphere

Powerful waves ringing through the atmosphere after the eruption of Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai are unlike anything seen before -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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COVID Threatens to Bring a Wave of Hikikomori to America

We should work to protect others from falling into long-term social withdrawal -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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New York"s Central Park Becomes a Living Climate Laboratory

Scientists will study how rising temperatures affect trees, plants, wildlife and humans who use the park -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Borderline Personality Disorder May Be Rooted in Trauma

A focus on the traumatic origins of an often stigmatized psychiatric diagnosis is inspiring new treatments -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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SpaceX"s Starlink Satellites Leave Streaks in Asteroid-Hunting Telescope"s Images

Despite efforts to reduce light pollution from the satellites, their disruptions of astronomical observations are increasing at an alarming pace -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Our Best Bets against COVID

Early studies show that to fight new variants like Omicron boosters are necessary -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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How Marine Wildlife can Coexist With Offshore Wind [Sponsored]

Harnessing the wind to blow back emissions is not without its own impacts, so researchers are developing technologies to co-exist with whales and other ocean-dwelling species. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Greenland Could Melt for Millennia If Warming Stopped Today

But any action to curb climate change today will reduce the speed of future ice loss -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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These Are the Latest COVID Treatments

But shortages mean that new antivirals and other drugs may be hard to come by -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Billionaires Bankroll Cell Rejuvenation Tech as the Latest Gambit to Slow Aging

Startups bet that carefully controlled cell reprogramming may lead to age reversal, but hurdles remain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceJan 22nd, 2022Related News

To Fully Mitigate Climate Change, We Need to Curb Methane Emissions

The Build Back Better legislation, now in the Senate, would include programs to reduce methane output -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceJan 22nd, 2022Related News