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Science Selections From Popular Scientific Journals

    Tesla's Tower - May 2021 Smithsonian.com

    Tesla's Tower - May 2021 Smithsonian.com

    The Rise and Fall of Nikola Tesla and his Tower. His vision of a global wireless-transmission tower proved to be his undoing.

    • 15 min
    Virus Affects Brain - Apr 2021 Science News

    Virus Affects Brain - Apr 2021 Science News

    New clues hint at how Researchers are sifting through symptoms to figure out what the virus does to the brain, by Laura Sanders

    • 13 min
    Human Hair - Apr 2021 Smithsonian

    Human Hair - Apr 2021 Smithsonian

    Why Did Humans Lose Their Fur? We are the naked apes of the world, having shed most of our body hair long ago. By Jason Daiey.

    • 11 min
    Einstein Baffled Press & Public - Apr 2021 Pocket Worthy

    Einstein Baffled Press & Public - Apr 2021 Pocket Worthy

    100 years ago few people claimed to fully understand Relativity, but it still managed to spark the publics imagination. By Dan Falk

    • 21 min
    Y Chromosome is Disappearing - The Conversation, Apr 2021

    Y Chromosome is Disappearing - The Conversation, Apr 2021

    Research shows the Y chromosome may escape extinction in the short term. But what if, in the future, we reproduce artificially?

    • 9 min
    An Evolutionary Puzzle - Apr 2021 Pocket Worthy

    An Evolutionary Puzzle - Apr 2021 Pocket Worthy

    Paleontologists seek the ancestors that could explain how bats became the only flying mammals. By Riley Black.

    • 11 min

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