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FOR SOME CROWS, MIGRATION IS OPTIONAL

Crows are what's known as 'partial migrants'-as cold weather approaches some crows fly south, while others stay put. And that behavior...

SOME SUNSCREEN HARMS REEFS-WARMING COULD MEAN MORE OF IT

Worry over environmental damage is being pitted against public health concerns

 
 
 

AUTISM AND DDT: WHAT 1 MILLION PREGNANCIES CAN-AND CAN'T-REVEAL

Analysis finds prenatal exposure to the pesticide is associated with a higher risk of severe autism with intellectual impairment

AUTISM AND DDT: WHAT ONE MILLION PREGNANCIES CAN-AND CAN'T-REVEAL

Analysis finds that prenatal exposure to the pesticide is associated with a higher risk of severe autism with intellectual impairment

 
 
 

THIS SCIENTIST CHASES WILDFIRES TO BETTER PREDICT FIRE BEHAVIOR

To know what a wildfire might do next, researchers need to know how an inferno interacts with the atmosphere

SCIENTISTS WANT TO FLY AN ARMORED WARPLANE INTO HAILSTORMS

Hail causes most thunderstorm-related damage and could become more common with warming

 
 
 

RED LIGHT CAMERAS MAY NOT MAKE STREETS SAFER

Fear of fines may fuel more sudden stops and rear-end accidents

 
 
 

PRIZE-WINNING IMAGES OF THE BRAIN

Check out this year's winners of The Art of Neuroscience competition

ARE BLOCKCHAINS THE ANSWER FOR SECURE ELECTIONS? PROBABLY NOT

As midterm political campaigns shift into full gear, start-ups are pushing for blockchain-based voting

 
 
 

LIFE AFTER DROWNING

Public health advocates have been coming up with ways to save people for centuries, and they continue to do so

SOME SUNSCREEN HARMS REEFS-WARMING COULD MEAN MORE OF IT

Worry over environmental damage is being pitted against public health concerns

 
 
 

AN ENTIRELY NEW TYPE OF ANTIDEPRESSANT TARGETS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

The steroid drug is intended to help women who suffer from the hormone-driven condition

NEW RESEARCH ABOUT EATING, SLEEPING, ELIMINATING AND SNUGGLING

Recent research looks at basic bodily functions

 
 
 

INDUSTRY TRUMPS PEER-REVIEWED SCIENCE AT EPA

Critics outraged over changes to chemical-safety review guidelines

WE NEED TO CAPTURE CARBON TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

Grabbing CO2 as it exits smokestacks is key to fighting climate change

 
 
 

THE CANDIDA DIET: SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION

You'll find a confusing mix of true and false information about candida diet and nutrition online. Let's sort fact from fiction

WHAT MADE US UNIQUE

How we became a different kind of animal

 
 
 

REMEMBERING BUNJI TAGAWA

A look back at one of Scientific American's most prolific illustrators and the racial injustice he endured

LHC PHYSICISTS EMBRACE BRUTE-FORCE APPROACH TO PARTICLE HUNT

The world's most powerful particle collider has yet to turn up new physics-now some physicists are turning to a different strategy

 
 
 



Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

Red Dead Redemption 2: First Gameplay, Release Date, And What We Know So Far

The follow-up to Rockstar Games' classic western game Red Dead Redemption is fast approaching. Set 12 years before the events of the original game, Red Dead Redemption 2 will... Read more ...

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile surpasses 100 million downloads since launch

PUBG Mobile has been downloaded over 100 million times on both iOS and Android devices since first launching about five months ago. ... Read more ...

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

Some Big Discounts On Steam Games Right Now In The US

For some people, the best thing about summer isn't the sunny weather or beach vacations-it's the PC game sales. Hardly a week has gone by this season without a new summer sale... Read more ...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search...

Google employees are protesting the company's secrecy over censored search engine in China

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company's efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as reported by the New York... Read more ...

Diablo III On Switch Has Exclusive Content From The Legend Of Zelda Series

Diablo III On Switch Has Exclusive Content From The Legend Of Zelda Series

With Diablo III on Switch having been revealed, the question of whether there's any Nintendo-specific content to get Switch fans on board with the action RPG is an obvious one... Read more ...

Free Weekend - Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege

Free Weekend - Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege

Play Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege for FREE starting now through Sunday at 1PM Pacific Time. You can also pickup Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege at up to 60% off the regular... Read more ...

Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

We have earlier seen how Google is slowly implementing Material Design 2 to all of its application. We have earlier reported on Google Maps getting the latest iteration of the... Read more ...

Google brings native hearing aid support to Android

Google brings native hearing aid support to Android

Accessibility is a critical consideration for manufacturers when they're building devices. Around 466 million people have disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health... Read more ...

Pokemon Go adds parental controls with Niantic Kids login portal

Pokemon Go adds parental controls with Niantic Kids login portal

Pokemon Go is adopting the digital well-being and parental controls trend with a new login platform for kids. Niantic, the developer behind the popular AR mobile game, has... Read more ...

Google might be opening a retail store in Chicago

Google might be opening a retail store in Chicago

Google's latest plan to tackle the retail market involves a two-floor store in Chicago's Fulton Market. If it pans out, this would be the tech company's first permanent retail... Read more ...