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The latest episode of Scientific American's weekly news roundup includes: * A new energy saving train that eliminates the most wasteful part of any trip -- stopping at the station * An asteroid over Canada appears to have wiped out the wooly mammoth * A non-toxic polymer appears to salve damaged nerve cells in a rough analog of a bicycle tire puncture kti * All the connections in your brain appear to be routed through a single "hub"
The latest episode of Scientific American's weekly news roundup is like a foppish dandy high on absinthe... * Where you vote determines how you vote * New, dramatic fossil climate change data in Greenland shows climate can change radically in the span of a single year * Doritos commercial beamed into space * California won't let you sequence your own genome Subscribe to this video podcast via iTunes or RSS.
Like a summer blockbuster, the latest episode of Scientific American's weekly news roundup is full of thrills--magnets that turn off a reporter's ability to speak; indestructible unmanned aerial vehicles, the latest from the Mars Phoenix probe, and more... Subscribe to this video podcast via iTunes or RSS.
Episode 13 of Scientific American's weekly news roundup brings you:• Scientists dissect the world's largest invertebrate• Narwhals unseat polar bears as the most endangered mammal in the arctic • Introduced lizards underwent super fast evolution• A new way to program robots that encourages them to improvise solutions to real-world problemsSubscribe to this video podcast via iTunes or RSS.
On this week's episode of Scientific American's science news roundup:No one's saying games cause aspergers, but it made the headlines anyway; a scientist claims there are no E.T.s, but no one really believes him; and no one's going to win PETA's X-prize for lab meat, we promise.Subscribe to this video podcast via iTunes or RSS.
In this week's episode of Scientific American's weekly news video roundup... Bad times might lead to good health, the misuses of the iPod as a unit of storage, decisions happen 7 seconds earlier than you think, and hear a neanderthal speak!Subscribe to The Monitor via iTunes or RSS.
On this week's episode of Scientific American's weekly science roundup... Visualizing the giant amoeboid tendrils of CO2 the U.S. belches every day, turning those same carbon emissions into DVDs instead of planet-killing greenhouse gasses, the nanoparticles in your socks could be killing fish and a war of press releases -- is the holy grail of cheap energy produced by thin-film solar panels just over the horizon or not? Subscribe to The Monitor via iTunes or RSS.
This week's science news video roundup includes rodents joining the club of tool users, Olympians with a gene that lets them beat doping tests, suspended animation via hydrogen sulfide and a network of earthquake-detecting laptops.Subscribe to The Monitor via iTunes or RSS.For more background on this week's episode, check us out at Scientific American.
Scientific American's weekly news roundup steps outside the thin blue shell of earth's atmosphere for: * Dextre, a gentle giant of a space robot* Methane: discovered on a far-away planet for the first time ever -- could other star systems harbor life?* Arthur C. Clarke, RIP* Matter vs. Antimatter: a clue why there's so much of the former and almost none of the latter in our universe
No one is more afraid of polar bears than the attendees of the Heartland Institute's convention of climate change contrarians. Scientific American sent its environment correspondent and a videographer to this convention in March of 2008 to find out what adherents to this ideology are all about. For more coverage, check out our library of raw footage shot at the Heartland conference.