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To Fight Climate Change: Grow a Floating Forest, Then Sink It

A fast-growing front in the battle against climate change is focused on developing green technologies aimed at reducing humankind’s carbon footprint, but many scientists say simply reducing... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID, Quickly, Episode 4: The Virtual Vaccine Line and Shots for Kids

Today we bring you the fourth episode in a new podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior health editors Tanya... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Big Physics News: The Muon g-2 Experiment Explained

Particles called muons are behaving weirdly, and that could mean a huge discovery. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Boston's Pigeons Coo, 'Wicked'; New York's Birds Coo, 'Fuhgeddaboudit'

The two city’s rock doves are genetically distinct, research shows. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Imperiled Freshwater Turtles Are Eating Plastics--Science Is Just Revealing the Threat

We know a lot about how sea turtles are threatened by our trash, but new research has just uncovered an underreported threat hiding inside lakes and rivers. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID, Quickly, Episode 3: Vaccine Inequality--plus Your Body the Variant Fighter

Today we bring you the third episode in a new podcast series: COVID, Quickly. Every two weeks, Scientific American’s senior health editors Tanya... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Using Dragonflies as Contamination Detectors

By collecting the larvae of the fast flyers, researchers have turned the insects into “biosentinels” that can track mercury pollution across the country. Berly McCoy reports.  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Smartphones Can Hear the Shape of Your Door Keys

Can you pick a lock with just a smartphone? New research shows that doing so is possible. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Podcast Feed Drop: Introducing Powered by Audio [Sponsored]

This is a podcast about sound. Host Randi Zuckerberg discovers the stories behind the sounds we hear everyday … sounds that inform, entertain, educate, get our attention, influence our... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Chimpanzees Show Altruism While Gathering Around the Juice Fountain

New research tries to tease out whether our closest animal relatives can be selfless -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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