New research in Nature indicates that conditions are right for a 100-mile stretch of California's San Andreas Fault to release pressure that has been building.
Jun 30, 2006 Scientific American
A new study reveals some surprising results about how people inhale the most air pollution on a daily basis.
Jan 18, 2006 Scientific American
Scientific American releases its prescient article from 2001, titled "Drowning New Orleans." The article predicts "a major hurricane could swamp New Orleans under 20 feet of water, killing thousands," as a result of land use policies.
Sep 7, 2005 Scientific American
The middle of the 21st century promises massive changes in everything from geopolitics to the environment.
Aug 30, 2005 Scientific American
Scientific American examines the long-term geophysical changes caused by the earthquake that spawned the deadly Indonesian tsunami.
Mar 4, 2005 Scientific American
New research shows that animals can learn to follow man-made routes to make trips easier.
Aug 4, 2004 Scientific American
Scientific American reports on the cause of the devastating eight-year drought that plagued the central U.S. in the 1930s.
Apr 6, 2004 Scientific American
The annual 'Red List' catalogues species threatened by extinction and the latest version includes more than 12,000 entries.
Nov 29, 2003 Scientific American
Our electric power grid our the nation's circulatory system. Scientific American examines how to keep the nation healthy.
Oct 23, 2003 Scientific American
Attempts to jam GPS-based weapons and navigation systems are a reminder of just how vulnerable GPS technology really is.
Apr 16, 2003 Scientific American