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Why Global Warming Will Cross a Dangerous Threshold in 2036

Emitting carbon dioxide at current rates will soon push Earth’s temperature up by 2 degrees Celsius. 113 more words

Physics

Moore's Law Keeps Going, Defying Expectations

Date: 20-05-2015
Source: Scientific American

It’s a mystery why Gordon Moore’s “law,” which forecasts processor power will double every two years, still holds true a half century later… 753 more words

Business / Economy

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James Gurney's Tyrannosaurid Art

I just had to share this snapshot I took of the latest issue of Scientific American (May 2015, Vol. 312, Issue 5). We subscribe to this magazine and I was very excited to see some of artist James Gurney’s work gracing the pages in a… 52 more words

Animals

SA MIND - new issue now available to KSSreads. it's a dog's breakfast...

Scientific American Mind Vol 26,  3

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Can Infection Give You the Blues?

An overactive immune response can cause depression.

By the time she visited her doctor, Anne, a 28-year-old graduate student, had felt listless for months.

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Books

Changing Our View of Dinosaurs: The Deep Roots of Bird Evolution

For many of us, the movie, Jurassic Park, summarizes our concepts of dinosaurs: giant long-toothed ferocious reptiles. Though the Victorians once considered them slow, stupid, and plodding, for those who grew up in the… 385 more words

Firewall Settings of a Black Hole

Black holes are weird. And when I say weird, I mean really weird. Anything that seems intuitive about the rest of the universe is all but thrown out when thinking about what goes on in and around a black hole. 558 more words

Physics