Latest articles | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:52:08 +0000How to Grow a Giant Pumpkinhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-grow-giant-pumpkin-180953140/Science!Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:52:08 +0000Ten Species That Are Evolving Due to the Changing Climate http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ten-species-are-evolving-due-changing-climate-180953133/From tropical corals to tawny owls, some species are already being pushed to evolve—but adaptation doesn’t guarantee survivalFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:23:06 +0000Antarctic Explorer’s Journal Found In Melting Icehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/antarctic-explorers-journal-found-melting-ice-180953138/George Murray Levick served as a photographer, zoologist and surgeon with the North PartyFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:08:11 +0000Invaders From Cuba Force Florida Lizards to Quickly Evolve (Or Get Out)http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/invasive-cuban-lizards-force-florida-lizards-quickly-evolve-or-else-get-out-180953136/In just 15 years, green anoles changed their behavior and evolved bigger, stickier toes to escape alien competitors Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:43:56 +0000Build a Cloud Chamber for Cheap And See Particles From Outer Spacehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/build-your-own-cloud-chamber-cheap-and-see-particles-outer-space-180953135/A simple device lets you see cosmic rays' effects with your own eyesFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:00:36 +0000Male Great Bustards Eat Poison to Look Sexier for the Ladieshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/male-great-bustards-eat-poison-look-sexier-ladies-180953131/The toxic compound can kill mammals - including humans - but helps the birds rid themselves of pests Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:22:31 +0000Vibrating Micro-Bubbles Let Drugs Sneak Across the Blood-Brain Barrierhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/vibrating-micro-bubbles-let-drugs-sneak-patients-brains-180953132/Ultrasound technology and micro-bubbles together have pried open one of the most resistant barriers in the bodyThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:04:10 +0000Quarrying for Marble Looks Unrealhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/quarrying-marble-looks-unreal-180953129/A film excerpt follows the boss at an open-pit marble quarry in Carrara, Italy Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:40:18 +0000 From Lightning on Jupiter to Apollo 13's Call for Help, Hear Some of NASA's Greatest Recordingshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/lightning-jupiter-apollo-13s-call-help-hear-some-nasas-greatest-recordings-180953128/An audio archive captures some iconic moments of space historyThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:43:20 +0000A Swarm of Comets Around an Alien Star Hints at Our Solar System's Youthhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/swarm-comets-around-alien-star-tell-us-about-our-solar-systems-early-years-180953127/The comets fall in two groups — one older and one younger — and have to contend with the orbit of a gas giantThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:02:51 +0000