Blog Profile / Scientific American: Observations


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Archived Since:November 13, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Why a Cat's Tongue Is Like No Other [Video]

It's embedded with tiny, spiky structures that let the animal both comb its fur and lap up water -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What Is This "Atmospheric River" That Is Flooding California?

The San Francisco Bay Area is getting flooded with relentless rain and strong winds, just like it did a week ago, and fears of rising water are now becoming very serious -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why Do Our Memories Change? [Video]

We are certain that we remember events clearly, but most of us are only half right -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Universe in a Cup of Coffee

You think it's just a beverage, but it's a whole lot more -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Global Warming? Ha! What about Global Cooling? [Video]

This myth has been debunked many times—but rarely in such a fun way -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Rudolph Grew His Antlers

It's an amazing biological feat—and not only that, but male reindeer (and elk) make a new set every year -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

An Open Letter from Scientists to President-Elect Trump on Climate Change

More than 800 earth scientists and energy experts (and counting) urge the incoming President to take six crucial steps -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Well Do Americans Understand the Science of GMOs and Organic Foods?

Not all that well, says a new study from the Pew Research Center -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

New View: Carbon Is Not the Enemy

Architect William McDonough says the world should exploit carbon as an asset, not demonize it as a liability -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What the Election Results Could Mean for Science

His victory took many people in both parties by surprise—and scientists are only beginning to process the possible fallout -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Bribery and Double-Crossing among Peruvian Insects

Young inga trees give ants nectar in exchange for guard duty against ravenous caterpillers—but sometimes the ants get a better offer -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Say It With Einstein

You know the physicist—now meet the emoji -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Hackers Take Down Web Sites [Video]

Many of the Web sites we visit every day are under cyber attack by malicious hackers looking to disrupt business transactions, discourage people from using a particular online service or exact... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c...

Could You Be the Greatest Sci-Fi Filmmaker on the Planet? 

The Quantum Shorts film festival wants to know, and the deadline for submissions is coming up on December 1 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Scoop on Termite Poop [Video]

It carries valuable clues about how to deal with these horrible home-wreckers -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Scoop on Termite Poop

It carries valuable clues about how to deal with these horrible homewreckers -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What To Do About America's STEM Education Gap

Scientific American and Macmillan Learning just the 4th annual STEM Summit at the New York Academy of Sciences to explore some innovative strategies -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Could You Be the Greatest Sci-Fi Film Maker on the Planet? 

The Quantum Shorts film festival wants to know, and the deadline for submissions is coming up on December 1 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

NASA Interns Are Really, Really Excited about Their Work [Video]

They want you to be excited, too, so they produce their own music videos—the latest inspired by Flo Rida’s "My House" -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Could You Be The Greatest SciFi Film Maker on the Planet? 

The Quantum Shorts film festival wants to know, and the deadline for submissions is coming up on December 1 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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