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Southern California Ambulance Crews Are Running Out of Oxygen—and Gas

The pandemic has put the region’s emergency personnel under extraordinary strain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Southern California Ambulance Crews Are Running Out of Oxygen—and Gas

The pandemic has put the region’s emergency personnel under extraordinary strain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Premature Freakouts about Techno-Enhancement

Debates about whether to "improve" our minds and bodies often exaggerate the feasibility of doing so -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Coronavirus News Roundup, January 16-January 22

Pandemic highlights for the week -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Twitter Bots Are a Major Source of Climate Disinformation

Such accounts can distort online conversations and potentially diminish support for climate policies -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

December's Total Solar Eclipse as Seen from Space

The shadow of the moon is a brown blob moving across the face of Earth -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Physician Who Presaged the Germ Theory of Disease Nearly 500 Years Ago

Largely forgotten today, Girolamo Fracastoro was a seminal figure in our understanding of infectious illness -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Forever Chemicals Are Widespread in U.S. Drinking Water

Experts hope that with the incoming Biden administration, the federal government will finally regulate a class of chemicals known as PFASs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ancient Dogs Had Complex Genetic Histories

Some dog population genetics show similarities to ours, such as in the ability to digest grains, but other lineages differ.   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Eric Lander Is Not the Ideal Choice for Presidential Science Adviser

Despite a long list of supremely qualified people who could inspire a whole new generation of scientists, the glass ceiling in American science remains intact -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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