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May 20, 2014

Flower Power: Collaboration Keeps Rare Plant off the Endangered Species List

Scientific American - Posted: May 20th, 2014, 2:55pm EDT
Fifteen years ago the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) acknowledged that a rare plant called the Georgia aster (Symphyotrichum georgianum) deserved and needed protection under the Endangered...br/ br/ -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.comdiv class="feedflare" a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=4nBGjv3rrKU:_Fj-dilEud0:yIl2AUoC8zA"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=4nBGjv3rrKU:_Fj-dilEud0:qj6IDK7rITs"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=4nBGjv3rrKU:_Fj-dilEud0:l6gmwiTKsz0"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=l6gmwiTKsz0" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=4nBGjv3rrKU:_Fj-dilEud0:gIN9vFwOqvQ"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?i=4nBGjv3rrKU:_Fj-dilEud0:gIN9vFwOqvQ" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=4nBGjv3rrKU:_Fj-dilEud0:ZC7T4KBF6Nw"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=4nBGjv3rrKU:_Fj-dilEud0:I9og5sOYxJI"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=I9og5sOYxJI" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=4nBGjv3rrKU:_Fj-dilEud0:QXVau8BzmBE"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=QXVau8BzmBE" border="0"/img/a /div

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Vitamin C Helps Pregnant Smokers Have Healthier Babies

Scientific American - Posted: May 20th, 2014, 12:45pm EDT
Children of smokers who popped vitamin C during pregnancy had better lung function than kids of other women who also smoked during pregnancy. Dina Fine Maron reports. nbsp;br/ br/ -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.comdiv class="feedflare" a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=B1oM_D4anKM:-35Y8BcAax4:yIl2AUoC8zA"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=B1oM_D4anKM:-35Y8BcAax4:qj6IDK7rITs"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=B1oM_D4anKM:-35Y8BcAax4:l6gmwiTKsz0"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=l6gmwiTKsz0" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=B1oM_D4anKM:-35Y8BcAax4:gIN9vFwOqvQ"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?i=B1oM_D4anKM:-35Y8BcAax4:gIN9vFwOqvQ" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=B1oM_D4anKM:-35Y8BcAax4:ZC7T4KBF6Nw"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=B1oM_D4anKM:-35Y8BcAax4:I9og5sOYxJI"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=I9og5sOYxJI" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=B1oM_D4anKM:-35Y8BcAax4:QXVau8BzmBE"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=QXVau8BzmBE" border="0"/img/a /div

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Wild Beluga Whales Pass Hearing Test

Scientific American - Posted: May 20th, 2014, 12:01pm EDT
Wild beluga whales were found to have hearing comparable with whales in captivity, which sets up a baseline test for hearing damage in other whales in noisy waters. Christopher Intagliata...br/ br/ -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.comdiv class="feedflare" a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=cayJyL7uoW4:iFe5_18y-4I:yIl2AUoC8zA"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=cayJyL7uoW4:iFe5_18y-4I:qj6IDK7rITs"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=cayJyL7uoW4:iFe5_18y-4I:l6gmwiTKsz0"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=l6gmwiTKsz0" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=cayJyL7uoW4:iFe5_18y-4I:gIN9vFwOqvQ"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?i=cayJyL7uoW4:iFe5_18y-4I:gIN9vFwOqvQ" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=cayJyL7uoW4:iFe5_18y-4I:ZC7T4KBF6Nw"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=cayJyL7uoW4:iFe5_18y-4I:I9og5sOYxJI"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=I9og5sOYxJI" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=cayJyL7uoW4:iFe5_18y-4I:QXVau8BzmBE"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=QXVau8BzmBE" border="0"/img/a /div

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The Brazilian Banes: A World Cup Disease Guide

Scientific American - Posted: May 20th, 2014, 7:30am EDT
A global network of clinicians assess the most common diseases among travelers to Brazil, and the winner is surprisingbr/ br/ -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.comdiv class="feedflare" a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=Q3a3X0Uh160:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:yIl2AUoC8zA"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=Q3a3X0Uh160:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:qj6IDK7rITs"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=Q3a3X0Uh160:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:l6gmwiTKsz0"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=l6gmwiTKsz0" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=Q3a3X0Uh160:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?i=Q3a3X0Uh160:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=Q3a3X0Uh160:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:ZC7T4KBF6Nw"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=Q3a3X0Uh160:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:I9og5sOYxJI"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=I9og5sOYxJI" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=Q3a3X0Uh160:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:QXVau8BzmBE"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=QXVau8BzmBE" border="0"/img/a /div

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The Brazilian Banes: A World Cup Disease Guide

Scientific American - Posted: May 20th, 2014, 7:30am EDT
A global network of clinicians assess the most common diseases among travelers to Brazil, and the winner is surprisingbr/ br/ -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.comdiv class="feedflare" a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=c2Y4IzIwGyE:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:yIl2AUoC8zA"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=yIl2AUoC8zA" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=c2Y4IzIwGyE:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:qj6IDK7rITs"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=c2Y4IzIwGyE:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:l6gmwiTKsz0"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=l6gmwiTKsz0" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=c2Y4IzIwGyE:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?i=c2Y4IzIwGyE:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=c2Y4IzIwGyE:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:ZC7T4KBF6Nw"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=c2Y4IzIwGyE:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:I9og5sOYxJI"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=I9og5sOYxJI" border="0"/img/a a href="http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?a=c2Y4IzIwGyE:7Mvk-Gs-z6Y:QXVau8BzmBE"img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/ScientificAmerican-Global?d=QXVau8BzmBE" border="0"/img/a /div

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