Special Projects Editor, Scientific American
Scientific American editor in charge of space and physics coverage.
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cen.acs.org — Men's options for birth control have significant downsides: Condoms are not effective if used incorrectly, and vasectomies require surgery and are irreversible. Doctors and scientists have for decades searched for more effective and desirable male contraception options. Researchers in China now propose a nonsurgical, reversible, and low-cost method ( Nano Lett.
guardian.co.uk — A Seattle woman is attempting to go 100 days without eating to prove that humans can "live on light". Naveena Shine says she believes it is possible for human beings to survive without food and is conducting what she describes as an experiment to prove it.
scientificamerican.com — See Inside The galaxy is teeming with planets. Scientists are straining to peer into their atmospheres to seek signs of extraterrestrial life Image: COURTESY OF EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY Overview Nobody who was there at the time, from the most seasoned astrophysicist to the most inexperienced science reporter, is likely to forget a press co n ference at the American Astronomical Society's winter meeting in San Antonio, Texas, in January 1996.
scientificamerican.com — Segue 2, one of dozens of "companion" galaxies that orbit the Milky Way, is now the smallest galaxy known. Michael Moyer reports. Our Milky Way galaxy is on the heavy side. We have hundreds of billions of stars, and an even more massive amount of dark matter.
dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com — Behind the histrionics and talking points framing the decades-long battle over the place of nuclear power in America's (and the world's) energy menu, there have long been hints of a path forward, both for dealing with existing, aging reactors and considering a new generation of technologies.
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