Page Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2022 7:29 AM ET

Scientific American - Top Stories

Planetary Science -- NASA's UFO Study Isn't Really Looking for Space Aliens

3 days ago

Climate Change -- Some Species Will Hybridize to Survive Climate Change

2 days ago

Policy -- What Scientists Say about the Historic Climate Bill

5 days ago

Astronomy -- Ancient Stargazers Saw Betelgeuse Shine a Different Color

48 minutes ago

Policy -- Biden Signs Historic Climate Bill as Scientists Applaud

20 hours ago

Public Health -- Nuclear War Could Spark Global Famine

20 hours ago

Public Health -- Monkeypox Explained: Transmission, Symptoms, Vaccines and Treatment

1 day ago

Climate Change -- AI Can Help Indigenous People Protect Biodiversity

1 day ago

Dinosaurs -- If T. Rex's Beady-Eyed Glare Terrifies You, It Should -- Top-predator dinosaurs of the Cretaceous may have traded big eyes for a bigger bite -- Fionna M. D. Samuels

4 days ago

Epidemiology -- What Is the New Langya Virus, and Should We Be Worried? -- The Langya virus, which is related to the Nipah and Hendra viruses, has infected at least 35 people in China in the two years before 2021 -- Allen Cheng and The Conversation US

6 days ago

Psychology -- Why Thinking Hard Wears You Out -- Concentrating for long periods builds up chemicals that disrupt brain functioning. -- Diana Kwon

5 days ago

Pharmaceuticals -- What Is Paxlovid Rebound, and How Common Is It? -- President Biden is part of a minority of people who have experienced Paxlovid rebound, but experts say the drug should still be prescribed for those who need it -- Fionna M. D. Samuels

8 days ago

Quantum Physics -- New Phase of Matter Opens Portal to Extra Time Dimension -- Physicists have devised a mind-bending error-correction technique that could dramatically boost the performance of quantum computers -- Zeeya Merali

15 days ago

Public Health -- Replacing Lead Water Pipes with Plastic Could Raise New Safety Issues -- Industry-related groups say plastic is a safe material to replace lead pipes, but some researchers and health advocates are not so sure -- Robin Lloyd

7 hours ago

5 Things to Know about Monkeypox

1 month ago

U.S. Monkeypox Response Has Been Woefully Inadequate, Experts Say

12 days ago

We Can't Let Monkeypox Turn into a Repeat of COVID

12 days ago

6 Questions about Monkeypox Vaccines

8 days ago

Discoveries from the Deep - Advances in robotics, sensing and genomics are accelerating findings of sophisticated life throughout the ocean depths

27 days ago

Black Holes - What Is the Black Hole Information Paradox? A Primer - Black holes, wormholes, entanglement, Einstein, mysterious islands and new science that sees how the inside of a black hole is secretly on the outside. August 16, 2022

1 day ago

Dive into a Vanishing Invisible Forest to See What Climate Has Changed

28 days ago

See the Oldest View of Our Known Universe, Just Revealed by the James Webb Space Telescope

1 month ago

Roe v. Wade Was Overturned: Here's How Your Phone Could Be Used to Spy on You

27 days ago

Monkeypox Update and Homing in on Long COVID: COVID, Quickly, Episode 36

20 hours ago

Fueling Patients' Drive to Treatment [Sponsored]

2 days ago

Researchers Created a Potion That Turns Loud Lions into Placid Pussycats

5 days ago

Reaching the Root of Disparities in Cancer Care [Sponsored]

7 days ago

For Some Dolphins, the Key to Mating is Rolling with a Tight, Noisy Crew

7 days ago