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Nuclear Power Heats Up in Asia, Cools in the West

Asia aggressively builds nuclear power plants as the West withdraws -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Bait and Switch: Anchovies Eat Plastic Because It Smells Like Prey

The tiny fish are a critical part of ocean food chains -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Fighting the Opioid Crisis with Vaccines and Better Chemistry

Several immunizations show initial promise, but when they will be available remains murky -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Trump"s EPA May Be Weakening Chemical Safety Law

The agency has released controversial new rules for evaluating a chemical’s risk -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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The Imperfect Crime: How the WannaCry Hackers Could Get Nabbed

Even if they can exchange their ransom, the criminals will have a hard time accessing their money anonymously -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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How Do You Move a Giant Sequoia?

Boise, Idaho, recently relocated a century-old, living tree provided by John Muir -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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The Air out There: Astronomers Aim to Find Atmospheres of Alien Earths

Is our nearest neighboring exoplanet, Proxima b, an "Earth next door," or is it a lifeless rock? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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The Air Out There: Astronomers Aim to Find Atmospheres of Alien Earths

Is our nearest neighboring exoplanet, Proxima b, an ‘Earth next door,’ or is it a lifeless rock? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Nukes, Warheads and Guam: How Did We Get Here, and What Should Happen Next?

Sanctions won’t end ‘cold war’ with North Korea, but diplomacy is still on the table, one expert says -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceAug 11th, 2017Related News

Family Meal? Ancestral Humans May Have Engaged in Ritualistic Cannibalism

Patterns carved in an arm bone could mean the gruesome practice held some ceremonial value for Paleolithic people -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Can a Crowdsourced AI Medical Diagnosis App Outperform Your Doctor?

The Human Dx platform aims to improve the accuracy of individual physicians -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Gene-Editing Success Brings Pig-to-Human Transplants Closer to Reality

CRISPR has enabled researchers to inactivate viruses in donor animals that may sicken humans -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Do You Hear What I Hear? Auditory Hallucinations Yield Clues to Perception

Psychics and psychosis sufferers alike hold beliefs that may predispose them to hearing voices -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Maximize Your Odds of Seeing the Great American Solar Eclipse

Data show the U.S. locations that offer the best chances for clear skies and light traffic -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Mega-Tsunami Could Be Triggered by an Alaska Quake

Researchers have found tectonic features on the ocean floor off the Alaska coast similar to those that drove the 2011 earthquake in Japan -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Richard Dawkins Offers Advice for Donald Trump, and Other Wisdom

The biologist and atheist, whose latest book was released this week, talks about the reliability of science, artificial intelligence, religion and the president -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Demystifying the Black Box That Is AI

Humans are increasingly entrusting our security, health and safety to “black box” intelligent machines -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Possible Anti-Aging Brain Therapy Shows Promise in Mice

Old animals injected with the hormone component klotho learn and remember better -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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No Endor in Sight: Habitable Exomoons May Be Rare

The possible discovery of a giant extrasolar moon suggests our own may be an anomaly -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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Exploring the Mysterious Life of One of Earth"s First Giant Organisms

Strange creatures known as “rangeomorphs” could help paleontologists understand the origins of animal life -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

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