Scientific American - 60-Second Science

Scientific American - 60-Second Science

  • Cereal Box Characters Look Down At Kids

    Apr 15, 2014 | 2 min
  • Forest Elephants Get a Fair Hearing

    Apr 10, 2014 | 2 min
  • Your Inner Fish Swims Onto Small Screen

    Apr 09, 2014 | 2 min
  • Roboclam Mimics Razor Clam's Smooth Digs

    Apr 07, 2014 | 2 min
  • Beer Marinade Cuts Grilling Carcinogens

    Apr 04, 2014 | 2 min
  • Illustrated Story Teaches Young Kids Natural Selection

    Mar 31, 2014 | 2 min
  • Health Insurance Mystifies Many Americans

    Mar 27, 2014 | 2 min
  • Paintings Of Sunsets Shed Light On Past Air Quality

    Mar 25, 2014 | 2 min
  • Frosty Moss Springs To Life After 1500-Year Snooze

    Mar 24, 2014 | 2 min
  • Space-Based Solar Collectors Could Have Sunny Future

    Mar 24, 2014 | 2 min
  • Human Nose Tallies More Than A Trillion Scents

    Mar 21, 2014 | 2 min
  • Muscle Mass Beats BMI As Longevity Predictor

    Mar 20, 2014 | 2 min
  • These Tips Can Drive You Up The Wall

    Mar 19, 2014 | 2 min
  • Implants Could Produce Botanical Steve Austins

    Mar 18, 2014 | 2 min
  • Pain Pills May Be Future Antibiotics

    Mar 14, 2014 | 2 min
  • American Water Knowledge Seems Murky

    Mar 13, 2014 | 2 min
  • Different Brain Regions Handle Different Musics

    Mar 12, 2014 | 2 min
  • The Hangover: Part N+1

    Mar 11, 2014 | 2 min
  • Lower Diet Diversity Threatens Crops and Us

    Mar 10, 2014 | 2 min
  • Workplace Injuries May Rise Right after Daylight Saving Time

    Mar 09, 2014 | 2 min
  • Docs Should Wash Stethoscopes Between Patients Too

    Mar 05, 2014 | 2 min
  • Celebrity Auction Prices Depend On Contact and Character

    Mar 04, 2014 | 2 min
  • Molecular Analysis Resurrects Old Artworks

    Mar 04, 2014 | 2 min
  • Jazz Improvisers Appear To Use Language Brain Areas

    Feb 27, 2014 | 2 min
  • Thousand-Year-Old Teeth Reveal Diet and Disease

    Feb 26, 2014 | 2 min
  • Lassie And Timmy Hear Vocals In Same Brain Area

    Feb 25, 2014 | 2 min
  • Move To Greener Urban Area Helps Happiness

    Feb 25, 2014 | 2 min
  • Biggest Mass Extinction Was Fastest Too

    Feb 21, 2014 | 2 min
  • Looking Good Trumps Health As Behavioral Motivator

    Feb 20, 2014 | 2 min
  • Hole-y Phobia May Have Evolutionary Origins

    Feb 18, 2014 | 2 min
  • Multiple Stresses Killed Snail Memory

    Feb 13, 2014 | 2 min
  • Oregano Oil Kills Norovirus: But Not Enough

    Feb 13, 2014 | 2 min
  • Patriarchs Beat Their Camels (In Time)

    Feb 12, 2014 | 2 min
  • Narcotics Trafficking Slashes Central American Forests

    Feb 10, 2014 | 2 min
  • Oldest Known Hearth Unearthed in Israel

    Feb 07, 2014 | 2 min
  • Shivering Activates Fat to Keep You Warm

    Feb 07, 2014 |
  • Dark Living Led to Mighty Mouse Hearing

    Feb 06, 2014 | 2 min
  • Crack Researchers Create Gutsier Glass

    Feb 05, 2014 | 2 min
  • Women Physicists Keep Female Students Psyched

    Feb 03, 2014 | 2 min
  • Winning Athletes Engage In Arms Raise

    Jan 30, 2014 | 2 min
  • Many Comedians Walk Into A Psychiatrist's Office

    Jan 29, 2014 | 2 min
  • Beachcombers Leave It Shell-Shocked

    Jan 21, 2014 | 2 min
  • Docile Island Animals Face Invader Threat

    Jan 16, 2014 | 2 min
  • Embrace the Stage Fright

    Jan 15, 2014 | 2 min
  • Caffeine Perks Up Memory

    Jan 14, 2014 | 2 min
  • Caffeine Perks Up Memory

    Jan 14, 2014 | 2 min
  • New Glue Could Seal Heart Surgeries

    Jan 13, 2014 | 2 min
  • Top Predator Losses Disrupt Ecosystems

    Jan 11, 2014 | 2 min
  • Fiber-Munching Mice Avoid Asthma

    Jan 08, 2014 | 2 min
  • Climate Change Could Cause Deep Water Die-Off

    Jan 07, 2014 | 2 min
  • Pre-Agricultural People Had Cavities Too

    Jan 06, 2014 | 2 min
  • Beatboxing May Be Safer Than Singing

    Jan 02, 2014 | 2 min
  • Happy New Solar Ellipse!

    Jan 01, 2014 | 2 min
  • Smell Delight Or Disgust Lies In Genes

    Dec 31, 2013 | 2 min
  • Penguin Groups Move Like Jammed Traffic

    Dec 30, 2013 | 2 min
  • Baggage Screeners Detect Danger Better with More Danger to Detect

    Dec 26, 2013 | 2 min
  • Bacteria Could Be Living Structural Sensors

    Dec 26, 2013 | 2 min
  • Bread Texture Affects Salty Taste

    Dec 25, 2013 | 2 min
  • Rudolph's Eyes Top His Nose

    Dec 24, 2013 | 2 min
  • Speaker Sex Affects Listener Processing of Gendered Words

    Dec 23, 2013 | 2 min
  • Buyer Beware: Getting Gifts For Many Can Hinder Good Gift Decisions

    Dec 20, 2013 | 2 min
  • Where Have All The Data Gone?

    Dec 19, 2013 | 2 min
  • Big Liars Are Truthful About Lying

    Dec 18, 2013 | 2 min
  • Dog Dust Protects Rodent Respiration

    Dec 17, 2013 | 2 min
  • Cats Were Kept In China Five Millennia Ago

    Dec 16, 2013 | 2 min
  • Whistleblowers, Courts Reveal Surveillance Secrets

    Dec 12, 2013 | 2 min
  • Owl Silent Swoop Depends On Down

    Dec 11, 2013 | 2 min
  • Valley Boys Now Make Statements Sound Like Questions

    Dec 10, 2013 | 2 min
  • Tea Kettles Stop Whistling In The Dark

    Dec 09, 2013 | 2 min
  • Clothing Fabric Could Contain Gadget Batteries

    Dec 05, 2013 | 2 min
  • Koala Owes Deep Voice to Oddball Anatomy

    Dec 03, 2013 | 2 min
  • How Jupiter's Red Spot Stays Great

    Dec 02, 2013 | 2 min
  • Pharaohs Got Yummy Mummy Meals

    Nov 26, 2013 | 2 min
  • Mushrooms Create Their Own Breeze

    Nov 25, 2013 | 2 min
  • In Mice Anti-Inflammatories Ameliorate Medical Marijuana's Memory Mishaps

    Nov 21, 2013 | 2 min
  • Bird Brains Need Testosterone For Strong Song

    Nov 20, 2013 | 2 min
  • Directional Acoustics Could Sharpen Ultrasound Images

    Nov 19, 2013 | 2 min
  • Feisty Male Fruit Flies Calmed By Females

    Nov 18, 2013 | 2 min
  • Huh? Appears To Be Universally Understood

    Nov 15, 2013 | 2 min
  • Update For When Wolf Became Woof

    Nov 14, 2013 | 2 min
  • Physicists Tackle Voiding Splashback Avoidance

    Nov 13, 2013 | 2 min
  • Hurricane Sandy Tracked By Flickr Photo Stream

    Nov 12, 2013 | 2 min
  • Invention Could Scope Out Counterfeit Drugs

    Nov 11, 2013 | 2 min
  • Do These Microbes Make Me Look Fat?

    Nov 09, 2013 | 2 min
  • Tiger Sounds May Ward Off Pilfering Elephants

    Nov 07, 2013 | 2 min
  • Shazam-Like Dolphin System ID's Their Whistles

    Nov 05, 2013 | 2 min
  • Fossil Mosquito Found With Bellyful

    Nov 02, 2013 | 2 min
  • Sophisticated Sticker Spots Salmonella

    Oct 29, 2013 | 2 min
  • Night Light Color Could Be Attitude Adjuster

    Oct 28, 2013 | 2 min
  • Mouse To Scorpion: "Is That All Ya Got?"

    Oct 24, 2013 | 2 min
  • Protect Infants From Whooping Cough By Vaccinating Older Kids

    Oct 23, 2013 | 2 min
  • Drug Ad Side Effects List Helps Sell Product

    Oct 22, 2013 | 2 min
  • Moms' Brains Get Tickled By Baby Smell

    Oct 21, 2013 | 2 min
  • WiFi Wobbling Hand Gestures Could Control Home

    Oct 17, 2013 | 2 min
  • Blood Protein Patterns Tell Tumor Potential

    Oct 16, 2013 | 2 min
  • Cutting Hormone Could Trip Jetlag

    Oct 15, 2013 | 2 min
  • The 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Karplus, Levitt and Warshel

    Oct 09, 2013 | 2 min
  • Preschool Z's Make Good Memories

    Sep 26, 2013 | 2 min
  • Scientists to Bacteria: Resistance Is Futile

    Sep 25, 2013 | 2 min
  • Whale Ear Wax Reveals Environmental Pollutants

    Sep 24, 2013 | 2 min
  • Teaching A Robot Means Learning Body Language

    Sep 23, 2013 | 2 min
  • Non-Invasive Technique Gauges Art Canvas Health

    Sep 20, 2013 | 2 min
  • Passing Infection Removes Mice's Feline Fear Forever

    Sep 19, 2013 | 2 min
  • Microbe Battery Makes Wastewater Worthwhile

    Sep 18, 2013 | 2 min
  • Three Large Rivers Once Split Sahara

    Sep 17, 2013 | 2 min
  • Some See Every Glass As Mostly Empty

    Sep 16, 2013 | 2 min
  • Male Orangutans Announce Tomorrow's Travel Plans

    Sep 13, 2013 | 2 min
  • Insects Invented Gears Long before Humans Did

    Sep 12, 2013 | 2 min
  • "Annual Fish" Grow Up At Top Speed

    Sep 10, 2013 | 2 min
  • European Men Experienced Century-Plus Growth Spurt

    Sep 06, 2013 | 2 min
  • Being Monitored Motivates Less Electricity Use

    Sep 05, 2013 | 2 min
  • Beetle Busts Brood's Begging By Biting

    Sep 04, 2013 | 2 min
  • Vascular Window Keeps Room Cooler

    Sep 03, 2013 | 2 min
  • Staying Healthy Takes Guts Full of Microbes

    Aug 29, 2013 | 2 min
  • Ancient Jewelry Had Extraterrestrial Origin

    Aug 28, 2013 | 2 min
  • Passionate Appearance Enhances Musical Performance

    Aug 27, 2013 | 2 min
  • Sensation Seekers Stomach Spicier Sustenance

    Aug 26, 2013 | 2 min
  • Ancient Europeans Added Zing To Meals

    Aug 23, 2013 | 2 min
  • Wolves Howl For Pals, Not Leaders

    Aug 22, 2013 | 2 min
  • Laser Tuner Boosts Radio Reception

    Aug 21, 2013 | 2 min

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