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Scientific American is the authoritative source for the science discoveries and technology innovations that matter.
Scientific American is the authoritative source for the science discoveries and technology innovations that matter.

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What drives the astonishing popularity of fake stories?

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Which disruptive solutions are now poised to change the world?

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New technologies have begun to reveal how one memory links to another—critical for integrating sights, sounds and sensations to form the texture of experience. Learn more in our July issue: http://bit.ly/2rUUNeX
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Researchers are developing handheld medical devices inspired by Star Trek's “tricorder."

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New results from the gravitational-wave observatory hint that black holes move in mysterious ways.

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The majority of apps running on Android and iOS smartphones report personal data to third-party tracking companies like Google, Facebook or Crashlytics.

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Investigators tested internet security at four Trump properties. It’s not good.

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If our entire observable universe is only a bubble embedded in an infinitely larger multiverse, cosmologists may be in trouble. In a multiverse, all possible events occur an infinite number of times, stripping theories of predictive power. Ideas from quantum mechanics, however, offer fresh hope for more predictive cosmological theories. Learn more in our June issue: http://bit.ly/2rwqaNZ
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New roads that enable wireless charging eliminate the need for an electrical port. But are they financially viable?

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Researchers behind the circular runway concept argue that it would allow aircraft to land and take off in any direction, reducing delays.
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