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Science Suffers from Harassment
A leading organization has said that sexual harassment is scientific misconduct. Where are the others£
Time for a Reboot in Congress
The antiscience chair of the science, space and technology panel is leaving
Mother Tongue
Genetic evidence fuels debate over a root language's origins
Brain Enigma
WWII code-breaking techniques help to translate neural signals
Ice-Diving Drones
Risky robot mission aims to explore melting Antarctic shelf
Bacterial Tape Recorder
Researchers program bacteria to record cellular memories
Bird Breakup
Why do some avians stay together and others part£
Fish Frenzy
Gulf corvina orgies produce one of the loudest sounds in the ocean
Ineffective Geniuses£
People with very high IQs can be perceived as worse leaders
“I'm Sorry, Dave”
Debugging software spots AI's mistakes
Fishy Behemoth
World's largest bony fish was previously misidentified
Quick Hits
A Perfectly Avoidable Crisis
Bone fractures are rife after age 50. Can't we do more about osteoporosis£
Video Disorientation
We see horizontally but tend to hold our phones vertically
Self-Taught Robots
Machines that learn like children provide deep insights into how the mind and body act together to bootstrap knowledge and skills
Shadows of Other Worlds
Two telescopes due to launch this year should reveal a host of new exoplanets
The Baddest Bite
Adrenaline-fueled studies of the bite forces of crocodiles and their relatives reveal secrets of the group's evolutionary success
Island of Heavyweights
A race is on to create the world's heaviest elements—and to explore the periodic table's “island of stability,” where these elements exist for more than a moment
A Look Within
Imaging technologies could find the best treatments for depression and addiction—and could even reshape education
The Means of Reproduction
Could scientists one day use blood and skin cells to replace sperm and eggs£
Building a Backup Bee
The world's largest almond grower is creating a novel replacement for the embattled honeybee
Are we living in a post-truth world£
A Staggering Discovery
Pride and falls have a complex relationship
50, 100 & 150 Years Ago
Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American
The Case for Daylight Saving Time
Research shows that the benefits may outweigh the drawbacks
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