Archivo: Scientific American

Warmer temperatures and rising CO2 can also ramp up some fungal toxins and allergens

A clever experiment shows it’s surprisingly easy to change someone’s political views, revealing how flexible we are

Looking to fire-adapted trees and animals could reduce the impacts of California’s deadly blazes

The geology governing “sequence” quakes suggests scientists could, in theory, forecast the follow-up quakes

Thinking outside the box is a requirement in this attention economy if we want science to reach mass audiences

Researchers follow the truth where it leads them, but study shows the personal costs

Nearly a century after its founding, physicists and philosophers still don’t know—but they’re working on it

New research reveals a possible mechanism allowing “black stars” and “gravastars” to exist

The annual Nobel Laureates Meeting in an ancient German city takes on an extremely timely problem

Scientific American article about the theory of inflation prompted a reply from a group of 33 physicists, along with a response from the article’s authors