Scientific American Magazine Vol 325 Issue 1

Scientific American

Volume 325, Issue 1

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Rare Mantle Rocks in Oman Could Sequester Massive Amounts of CO2

Rare Mantle Rocks in Oman Could Sequester Massive Amounts of CO2

Tests are underway to pull carbon from the air and turn it into minerals belowground

Artificial Proteins Never Seen in the Natural World Are Becoming New COVID Vaccines and Medicines

Researchers have begun to crack the code of protein structure, allowing them to remake, well, everything

Plasma Particle Accelerators Could Find New Physics

Plasma Particle Accelerators Could Find New Physics

The next big collider will likely rely on novel technology

Human Evolution Led to an Extreme Thirst for Water

We are more dependent on water than many other mammals and have developed a host of clever strategies for obtaining it

See People's Emotions as They Get Their COVID Vaccinations

At a mass vaccination site in New Jersey, people got a shot of hope

How Dirt Could Help Save the Planet

Farming practices that retain carbon in the soil, or return it there, would limit both erosion and climate change


AI Creates False Documents That Fake Out Hackers
China's Moon Samples Could Revise Lunar Chronology
Electrons Can Form Bizarre 2-D 'Flatland' in Superconductor
In Case You Missed It
Consequences of DDT Exposure Could Last Generations
The Animal Viruses Most Likely to Jump into Humans
Treating a Deadly Lung Disease with a Little Help from Amoebas
Narwhal Tusks Point to Changing Arctic Conditions
All Coral Cells Grown in a Dish for the First Time
Antarctic Study Shows How Much Space Dust Hits Earth Every Year
See Stunning Collection of Portraits of Africa's Most Endangered Wildlife
If You Say 'Science Is Right,' You're Wrong
Graphic Science
Fields Medals Are Concentrated in Mathematical 'Families'
The Science of Health
The Quest for Cancer-Detecting Blood Tests Speeds Up
Exploring Black Sci-Fi, Learning through Color, the Cost of Cooling, and Other New Books
Readers Respond to the March 2021 Issue
From the Editor
Why Humans Are So Thirsty
50, 100 & 150 Years Ago
50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: July 2021
The Science Agenda
America's Long-Term Care System Is Broken
Poem: 'Lesson from the West African Lungfish (Protopterus annectens)'
Doctors, Talk to Your Patients about Guns