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Scientific American

Providing unique insights and newest developments in science and technology since 1845.



Ranked: 32nd in Magazine Pages (by Followers)

Ranked: 40th in Magazine Pages (by +1's)

Ranked: 72nd in Magazine Pages (by Follower Growth)

Ranked: 936th in English Most Engaging Today (by Engagement)

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Ranked: 1243rd in English Pages (by Followers)

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Ranked: 1756th in Pages (by Followers)

Ranked: 1998th in Pages (by +1's)

Ranked: 2905th in English Pages (by Follower Growth)

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About 2 days ago With all the concern about getting more kids interested in science, we're neglecting the best and the brightest.
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About 4 weeks ago We often picture space and time as fundamental backdrops to the universe. But what if they are not fundamental, and built instead of smaller ingredients that exist on a deeper layer of reality that we cannot sense?
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About 4 weeks ago Creationists may come and go, but nonsense never dies.
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About 7 weeks ago We already know the brain prefers print. Now it wants you to take notes by hand, too.
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About 7 weeks ago The risk-benefit of delaying vaccines: high risk, no benefit.
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About 2 weeks ago Look! It's an asteroid, it's a volcano, it's a... microbe?
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About 7 weeks ago This is a light-hearted but important step to providing children and all of us with a more inclusive view of women in science.
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About 2 weeks ago "Some of our team members were not even born yet the last time the engines fired."
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About 1 week ago Steer clear of triple-black-hole galaxies.
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About 11 weeks ago Until recently, scientists thought plants and animals didn't swap genes like bacteria. Now with the discovery that ferns stole an important light sensing gene from obscure plants called hornworts -- and then repeatedly from each other -- it seems that "natural" GMOs may be a fact of life.