Scientific American Podcast: Science Talk

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Science news and technology updates from Scientific American

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The Skinny on Fat Dec. 12, 2017
Biochemist Sylvia Tara talks about her book The Secret Life of Fat: The Science behind the Body's Least-Understood Organ and What It Means for You. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- ...
The Skinny on Fat Dec. 12, 2017
Biochemist Sylvia Tara talks about her book The Secret Life of Fat: The Science behind the Body's Least-Understood Organ and What It Means for You. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=tKewxZeXyvQ:irJbK4PeH5M:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- ...
Journalist Erik Vance talks about his first book, Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform and Heal. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:QXVau8BzmBE) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciam/science-talk/~4/GMiO7q5YyZ8)
Journalist Erik Vance talks about his first book, Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform and Heal. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GMiO7q5YyZ8:RBSmkdyQ5pE:QXVau8BzmBE) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciam/science-talk/~4/GMiO7q5YyZ8)
Caleb Scharf, director of Columbia University's Astrobiology Center talks about his latest book, The Zoomable Universe: An Epic Tour through Cosmic Scale, from Almost Everything to Almost... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:I9og5sOYxJI) ...
Caleb Scharf, director of Columbia University's Astrobiology Center talks about his latest book, The Zoomable Universe: An Epic Tour through Cosmic Scale, from Almost Everything to Almost... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=MQUbCPEuqbo:RGmtma2sL4o:I9og5sOYxJI) ...
Stephen Asma, professor of philosophy at Columbia College Chicago and author of On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears, talks about our enduring fascination with monsters. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- ...
Stephen Asma, professor of philosophy at Columbia College Chicago and author of On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears, talks about our enduring fascination with monsters. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=qiwysR_ClLc:JC-R093hzhQ:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- ...
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 2 of... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) ...
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 2 of... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=E6AopnVgiF4:HhWol4_8ptk:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) ...
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 1 of... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) ...
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 1 of... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GSKZRPBjXRo:fYTkLGZq2Gg:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) ...
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for developing cryo-electron microscopy that can determine high-resolution structures of... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:I9og5sOYxJI) ...
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for developing cryo-electron microscopy that can determine high-resolution structures of... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=B1wqwMlwZ6k:xKyoLcm3eiM:I9og5sOYxJI) ...
The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded today to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for their contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science-talk?i=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi- JxU:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- ...
The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded today to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for their contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science-talk?i=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi- JxU:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=WFEAeooCDXg:xksCzpi-JxU:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- ...
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded today to Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- ...
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded today to Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms. \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=-HJGnmSZHNE:ddtTn6bfnvY:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- ...
Jonathan Losos, biology professor at Harvard and curator of herpetology at the university's Museum of Comparative Zoology, talks about his latest book, Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance and... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=UVO67Wj4YiM:uMQ4yOLelE4:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=UVO67Wj4YiM:uMQ4yOLelE4:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=UVO67Wj4YiM:uMQ4yOLelE4:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=UVO67Wj4YiM:uMQ4yOLelE4:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=UVO67Wj4YiM:uMQ4yOLelE4:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=UVO67Wj4YiM:uMQ4yOLelE4:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=UVO67Wj4YiM:uMQ4yOLelE4:I9og5sOYxJI) ...