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Science Selections

Latest release on May 23, 2020

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Rank #1: Earlier Menstruation - May, 2019 Scientific American

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Why Are Girls Getting Periods So Young? Menstruation is starting earlier and earlier, with worrying consequences for women's health.

May 04 2019

8mins

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Rank #2: War On Slime - Nov, 2017 Scientific American

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Bacteria mats kill as many as cancer and fight antibiotics. Scientists are turning their own weapons against them. By Karin Sauer.

Dec 12 2017

22mins

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Rank #3: Build an Altair 8800 - Feb, 2018 IEEE Spectrum

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Build Your Own Altair 8800 P.C. Go back to 1974 and the dawn of home computing with this Arduino-based kit. By Stephen Cass.

Feb 26 2018

8mins

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Rank #4: War Against Ourselves - Jan, 2018 Scientific American

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Many new drugs trigger an immune reaction that cripples them - and the race is on to thwart the attack. By Michael Waldholz.

Jan 06 2018

23mins

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Rank #5: The Baddest - Mar, 2018 Scientific American

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Studies of the bite forces of crocodiles and their relatives reveal secrets of their evolutionary success. By Gregory M. Erickson.

Mar 17 2018

28mins

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Rank #6: Blockchains - Sep, 2017 IEEE Spectrum

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Blockchains: The technology behind Bitcoin could touch every transaction you ever make. By Morgen E. Peck.

Oct 31 2017

33mins

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Rank #7: Not Just For Men - Sep, 2017 Scientific American

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Researchers and doctors must explore gender differences before they can provide women with better treatments. By Marcia L. Stefanick

Oct 17 2017

19mins

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Rank #8: The Chicken Experiment - Oct, 2017 UnDark.org

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In 1948, a scientist fed baby chickens a tiny dose of a new antibiotic, setting off a cascade of consequences... By Maryn McKenna.

Nov 08 2017

24mins

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Rank #9: Neutrino Puzzle - Oct, 2017 Scientific American

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The largest experiment ever to probe these mysterious particles could point the way to new physics. By Clara Moskowitz.

Nov 21 2017

24mins

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Rank #10: O Chute! - Mar, 2019 Scientific American

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O Chute! Someone finally did a study on the efficacy of parachutes. By Steve Mirsky.

Mar 17 2019

7mins

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Rank #11: War On Super Bugs - Dec, 2017 Time Magazine

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How a forgotten 100 year old therapy (based on bacteriophages) is saving lives. By Alexandra Sifferlin.

Feb 02 2018

20mins

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Rank #12: Nanoscale Agricultural Experiment - Sep, 2017 UnDark

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Researchers experiment with nano-sized nutrients that might curb chemical use and transform agriculture cheaply. By Jan Ellen Spiegel.

Oct 03 2017

23mins

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Rank #13: Loneliness - Jan, 2018 Scientific American

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The Toxic Well of Loneliness. Isolation from others can lead to a range of illnesses and even premature death. By Francine Russo.

Jan 21 2018

28mins

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Rank #14: Hydropower - Nov, 2017 UnDark.org

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Hydropower may seem like a clean and easy solution for energy-hungry countries. But the devil is in the details. By Lois Parshley.

Jan 14 2018

40mins

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Rank #15: Baby's First Organ - Oct, 2017 Scientific American

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The placenta, arguably the least studied of all human body parts, is full of surprises. By Adrian Erlebacher & Susan J. Fisher.

Oct 24 2017

22mins

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Rank #16: Smart Phones - Feb, 2018 Scientific American

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Are Smart Phones Destroying the Adolescent Brain? Are device-hooked teens doomed? The reality isn't so simple. By Carlin Florin.

Feb 11 2018

34mins

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Rank #17: Silent No More - Apr, 2018 Scientific American

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The rise of the atheists. A credible indirect estimate says 26 percent of Americans are atheists. By Michael Shermer.

Apr 08 2018

7mins

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Rank #18: Microplastic Contamination - Sep, 2017 TheGuardian.com

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Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles. By Damian Carrington.

Oct 11 2017

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Rank #19: When You're Allergic to Meat - The Week Magazine Mar, 2019

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A tick-borne syndrome triggering allergy to animal products is spreading through the southeast U.S. and the world. By Maryn McKenna.

Mar 30 2019

16mins

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Rank #20: A Shot at Regeneration - Apr, 2019 Scientific American

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A once abandoned drug compound shows an ability to rebuild organs damaged by illness and injury. By Kevin Strange and Viravuth Yin.

Apr 07 2019

19mins

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