This “electric carriage,” which appeared in the July 27, 1889 issue of Scientific American was way ahead of its time. How ahead of its time was it? South Dakota wasn’t even a state yet. The article that went along with it noted that the patent for this ingenious contraption was granted to one Mr. Harvey D. Dibble of Rapid City, Dakota Territory. Read more...
ANSWER: IT DOESN'T MATTER WHICH "GANG" THAT TRAYVON BROWN BELONGED TO WHEN HE MURDERED 3 BLACK PEOPLE!!!! There Will Be No Black Studies Text Book That Will Mention This Murderous Act The Name "Travon Williams Jr", "Trayvon WilliamsShow More Summary
Sanders Says Climate Change Is a Central Election Issue; And Democratic leaders think younger voters will respond Evan Lehman, July 26, 2016 (Scientific American) “…[Billionaire climate advocate Tom Steyer’s NextGen Climate organization]...Show More Summary
Fio Corporation is exhibiting its cloud-based connectivity and reporting platform for decentralized health care at the 68th American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo from July 31st to August 4th.
Many in the general public think scientific and technological innovations bring helpful change to society, but they are more concerned than excited when it comes to the potential use of emerging technologies to make people's minds sharper, their bodies stronger and healthier than ever before, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
A team of British and American scientists has successfully modeled the energy of a hydrogen H2 molecule using Google’s quantum computer. The experiment could be a scientific breakthrough if this method proved to be feasible with more complicated molecular structures.
Few things feel worse than not knowing when your next paycheck is coming. Economic insecurity has been shown to have a whole host of negative effects, including low self-esteem and impaired cognitive functioning. It turns out financial...Show More Summary
The Journal of the American Medical Assn. recently published a very unusual article: a scientific study authored by a sitting president of the United States. That’s never happened before. In a sense, it’s cool that President Obama cares enough about science to want to publish a paper in one of...
In a fascinating new study published in June, researchers from two universities in Canada wanted to understand how Americans felt about recent scientific findings which revealed that a higher percentage of people in “more religious”Show More Summary
The Milky Way’s home supercluster of galaxies is far bigger than previously known Source: Scientific American The post Laniakea, the Milky Way’s Cosmic Home appeared first on The Big Picture.
Book review: Charles Duhigg’s Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business contains some “brilliant storytelling.” (Scientific American)
From an Australian study in Scientific American: Although singers can generate very loud sounds, how can they compete with a large and enthusiastic symphony orchestra? One strategy is to maximize their sound output at frequencies above 2,000 Hz. This is because an orchestra is typically loudest around 500 Hz, with the sound level dropping off […]
The ?lineup of shows will span a range of topics including politics, sports, mystery, romance, food, and comedy, along with curated readings from news outlets like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Scientific American...
According to an ADA press release, two new approaches to replace deteriorating beta cells in people with type 1 diabetes are being explored by scientists. This news was shared at the American Diabetes Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans on June 10, 2016 and involves transplanting islet […]
In How the Hell is This Even a Thing news today, an American woman living in Norway was arrested on Wednesday for harassing and plotting to kill famed scientific genius, Stephen Hawking.
A new study says that American women have the largest breasts in the world, with a mean breast size of 1,668 ml (that's the scientific "mean," not the slang "mean"). The study, published in The Journal of Female Health Sciences, analyzed data from nearly 400,000 women in 108 countries. Show More Summary
For too long, climate change has been a partisan issue in American politics. In spite of the overwhelming scientific data about the role that human beings have played in the warming of the planet, the Republican Party of the United States...Show More Summary
Current public perceptions about alcohol- and other drug-use disorders are out of step with scientific knowledge. There remains a general belief that these disorders are essentially moral failings and/or bad choices. This view is completely at odds with research demonstrating that these disorders are indeed a brain disease. Show More Summary
In my last Forbes blog, I described the ways that the American healthcare system represents both the best of times and the worst of times. We lead the world in scientific breakthroughs like gene splicing, but trail most industrialized nations of the world in life expectancy and infant mortality. Three [...]
Julie Hecht (keep up with her blogs in Scientific American) has a new article about dogs following pointing gestures in Bark Magazine that not only adds to our understanding of the evolution of the domestic dog, but also points out (sorry, but really, who could resist?) the importance of both ‘nature’ AND ‘nurture’ in communication […]