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Renown researchers present at ASN Scientific Sessions to advance the science of stevia

(PureCircle) To examine the latest scientific evidence related to non-caloric sweeteners, focused on stevia, the Global Stevia Institute is hosting a sponsored symposium on Saturday, April 22 from Noon - 3:00 PM at the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Scientific Sessions, taking place at the annual Experimental Biology conference in Chicago.

AGU journal commentaries highlight importance of Earth and space science research

(American Geophysical Union) The American Geophysical Union (AGU) today published a collection of 27 essays as commentaries in its scientific journals highlighting the important role Earth and space science research plays in society...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Warns Science Denial Could 'Dismantle' Democracy

Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson urges Americans to become more scientifically literate in a short video he posted yesterday (April 19) on his Facebook page.

Sasquatch Illustrated: Skepticism and Scientific Aversion Explored

Dr. John Bindernagel, a professional wildlife biologist, uses a series of colorful graphs to explain why evidence for the sasquatch as an extant North American mammal has been largely ignored or dismissed by his scientific colleagues, and why the subject has been treated as scientifically taboo.

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American Association of Anatomists awards Lifetime Achievement in Anatomy

(American Association of Anatomists) The American Association of Anatomists (AAA) is honored to announce its 2017 scientific, education, and service award winners.

AMIA announces partnership with Dryad Digital Repository

(Oxford University Press USA) The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) today announced a new partnership with the Dryad Digital Repository. Dryad is a curated resource that makes the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable.

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"Super-silk" produced by graphene-fed caterpillars

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From Scientific American:To make carbon-reinforced silk, Yingying Zhang and her colleagues at Tsinghua University fed the worms mulberry leaves sprayed with aqueous solutions containing 0.2% by weight of either carbon nanotubes or graphene and then collected the silk after the worms spun their cocoons, as is done in standard silk production. Show More Summary

Why Just Say No Doesn't Work - Scientific American

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Sleeping Beauties of Science

Scientific American graphic about slumbering research papers wakes up for an award -- Read more on

Two-Piece Boxes Thanks to Laser-Cut Flex Hinges

It sounds like a challenge from a [Martin Gardner] math puzzle from the Scientific American of days gone by: is it possible to build a three-dimensional wooden box with only two surfaces? It turns out it is, if you bend the rules and...Show More Summary

The Future of PTSD Treatment is Scientific and Spiritual

istock/PeopleImages PTSD is a relatively new diagnosis. In 1980, The American Psychiatric Association added PTSD to the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (the DSM). The DSM’s addition of PTSDShow More Summary

Heterodoxy at the AER

(April 1, 2017 12:33 PM, by Scott Sumner) Years ago I used to enjoy reading Scientific American. Once in and a while, however, they did articles on economics. It was clear that the editors of Scientific American had a very low opinion of orthodox economics, as they would... (7 COMMENTS)

Gutting Climate Protections Won’t Bring Back Coal Jobs

Trump is using sympathetic out-of-work miners as a cover for what is really just a handout to dirty industry. When Barack Obama announced the Clean Power Plan, Scientific American used his own words to criticize it for not going far enough. Show More Summary

'Ghost in the Shell': Hollywood’s Mischievous Vision of AI

With the new sci-fi flick "Ghost in the Shell" hitting theaters this week, Scientific American asks artificial intelligence experts which movies, if any, have gotten AI right.

The reason we need the FDA (hint: it's marketers)

Here's the original ad for Coca-Cola: French Wine Coca is indorsed (sic) by over 20,000 of the most learned and scientific medical men in the world...... Americans are the most nervous people in the...        

The Need for Publicly Funded Science

The American scientific community is in a bit of a panic over Trump’s first proposed budget. The budget calls for an 18% decrease ($5.8 billion) for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). There are deep cuts in energy research and Earth science as well. The reaction of the scientific community has been consistent – such […]

High-risk pulmonary embolism patients often go without most effective treatments

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) In a new study presented today at the American College of Cardiology 66th Annual Scientific Session, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have...Show More Summary

Atrial fibrillation patients may safely discontinue blood thinners after successful ablation

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) In new study presented today at the American College of Cardiology 66th Annual Scientific Session, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found that patients with persistent AF, who are successfully treated with ablation many, in fact, no longer need blood thinners.

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