More Science from Scientific American

Science news and technology updates from Scientific American

NASA's Sun-Kissing Parker Solar Probe Lifts the Veil on Our Closest Star

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:15:00 GMT

The daring mission’s first results reveal surprises about the solar wind

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Black Hole Factories May Hide at Cores of Giant Galaxies

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 11:45:00 GMT

Gravitational-wave astronomers are probing the origins of abnormally massive black holes—and with them, the inner workings of their colossal galactic homes

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Escape from a Black Hole

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:00:00 GMT

To save quantum mechanics, information must break free from black holes. New observations may help tell us how

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Fishy Trick Lures Life Back to Coral Reefs

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:45:00 GMT

Playing the sounds of a healthy reef near damaged corals may help bring the fish community back. Christopher Intagliata reports.

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Secret of the Crocodile "Death Roll"

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Out of 25 living crocodilian species, all but one have been seen to “death roll”

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Rain Forest Dwellers and Urbanites Have Consistently Different Microbiomes

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 23:56:00 GMT

A study done in South America found that with increasing population density, humans had more diversity of fungi on the skin but less microbial diversity in the gut.

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Face of the Earliest Human Ancestor, Revealed

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 14:00:00 GMT

A long-sought fossil could redraw our family tree

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Missing Link Found for How Modern Humans Evolved Friendly Faces

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:15:00 GMT

A genetic condition helps uncover how modern human mugs came to differ from those of Neandertals

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Evidence of New X17 Particle Reported, but Scientists Are Wary

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:45:00 GMT

Could the mysterious particle be our window into studying dark matter?

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


What's Shaking in Oklahoma?

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:00:00 GMT

Mysterious seismic signals lead to some scientific detective work

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


In Case You Missed It

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Top news from around the world

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Surprising Link between Recreational Math and Undecidability

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 17:00:00 GMT

The Fibonacci numbers and Hilbert’s 10th problem

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Eight Degrees North

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 20:00:00 GMT

How a change of latitude changed my perspective

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Internet Cables Could Also Measure Quakes

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:15:00 GMT

The fiber-optic cables that connect the global Internet could potentially be used as seismic sensors. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


A Tiny Leak Led to a Massive, Unexpected Collapse at Kilauea Volcano

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:45:00 GMT

Its caldera’s dramatic, surprisingly slow collapse could point to other risks worldwide

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


How an Idea Becomes a Published Scientific Paper

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 21:00:00 GMT

Everyday Einstein interviews exoplanetary scientist Moiya McTier to learn about the process and why we can trust scientific papers

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Physics Technique Reveals Hidden Bugs to Bats  

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:45:00 GMT

Bats’ hunting angle of approach cuts through the noise

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Tiny Tyrant Gets a New Identity

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 14:00:00 GMT

A fossil thought to be a young Daspletosaurus turns out to be something else

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Now Hear This: New Fossils Reveal Early Ear-Bone Evolution

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:00:00 GMT

A change in chewing led to the emergence of the mammalian middle ear

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Titan's Geomorphologic Map

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 17:00:00 GMT

From hummocky to dune- and lake-covered, Titan is revealed in its latest global map

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Toothpick That Saved a Neuroscience Experiment

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Sometimes the most mundane objects can turn out to be unexpectedly crucial

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Can We Identify Invasive Species before They Invade?

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 11:45:00 GMT

Scientists uncover patterns that predict which insects will harm North America’s conifers

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Science News Briefs from All Over

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:49:00 GMT

A few brief reports about international science and technology from Mexico to Tanzania, including one about the need to quarantine bananas in Colombia that are potentially infected by a fungus.

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


European Space Windfall Will Fast-Track Science Missions

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 18:15:00 GMT

Europe’s space agency is set to receive 45% more money than in the previous three-year budget

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Long Live the Multiverse!

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 19:00:00 GMT

The idea that our universe is just part of a much vaster cosmos has a long history—and it’s still very much with us

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com