Friday, May 25, 2018
North Korea Missile Test: Best Response May Be Surprisingly Low Tech

North Korea Missile Test: Best Response May Be Surprisingly Low Tech

Security expert offers a scientific perspective on realistic options for the U.S. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Superslow Brain Waves May Play a Critical Role in Consciousness

Superslow Brain Waves May Play a Critical Role in Consciousness

Signals long thought to be “noise” appear to represent a distinct form of brain activity -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Comsat Launch Bolsters China's Dreams for Landing on the Moon's Far Side

Comsat Launch Bolsters China's Dreams for Landing on the Moon's Far Side

The Queqiao orbiter will serve as a vital communications relay between the Earth and future lunar landers—and perform some science, too -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A Warming Climate May Produce More Drug-Resistant Infections

A Warming Climate May Produce More Drug-Resistant Infections

Hotter temperatures can lead to increased growth and genetic mutations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
So, Umm, Google Duplex's Chatter Is Not Quite Human

So, Umm, Google Duplex's Chatter Is Not Quite Human

A systems scientist breaks down the intricacies of making a machine that can fool humans into thinking it’s one of us -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
How Much of the World's Protected Land Is Actually Protected?

How Much of the World's Protected Land Is Actually Protected?

Intense human pressure on areas set aside for preservation could be threatening biodiversity -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Gunshot Sensors Pinpoint Destructive “Fish Bombs”

Gunshot Sensors Pinpoint Destructive “Fish Bombs”

Technology developed for urban crimes can help localize blasts that destroy coral reefs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Everything You Need to Know about the Ebola Vaccine

Everything You Need to Know about the Ebola Vaccine

Public health workers are preparing to roll out inoculations even as the disease has spread to an urban location -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
New Data: Hurricanes Will Get Worse

New Data: Hurricanes Will Get Worse

Analysis of Hurricane Harvey, which drowned Houston, confirms predictions that the storms are likely to get bigger, be more intense and last longer -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Kilauea's Next Eruptions May Mirror a Big One in Its Past

Kilauea's Next Eruptions May Mirror a Big One in Its Past

A giant 1924 explosion, when steam jets blew boulders from the summit, had many of the precursors we see now -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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