Latest articles | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenFri, 30 Jan 2015 20:51:20 +0000Five Wild Ideas That Just Got Funded: From a Digital Typewriter to Treadmill-Powered Gaminghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/five-wild-ideas-that-just-got-funded-from-a-digital-typewriter-to-treadmill-powered-gaming-180954095/A Los Angeles group is also creating greeting cards with personalized audio messages from top celebritiesFri, 30 Jan 2015 20:51:20 +0000How You Shop Can Reveal Your Identity to Thieveshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-you-shop-can-reveal-your-identity-thieves-180954109/Women are more easily identified from their shopping patterns than menFri, 30 Jan 2015 19:30:19 +0000Meet the Friendly Virus That Might Actually Be Good For Youhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/meet-friendly-virus-might-actually-be-good-you-180954107/Many people carry it, but it doesn’t make you sick and could actually fight against viruses like HIV and EbolaFri, 30 Jan 2015 19:00:23 +0000What’s Causing California’s Bright Pink Sea Slug Bloom?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/whats-causing-californias-bright-pink-sea-slug-bloom-180954105/They might be fun to look at, but they're not necessarily good newsFri, 30 Jan 2015 18:32:41 +0000Cosmic Jaw-Droppers Include a Twisted Galaxy and an Aurora Rocket Volleyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/best-space-pictures-cosmic-jaw-droppers-include-twisted-galaxy-and-aurora-rocket-volley-180954104/From Martian vistas to glowing red nebulae, check out our picks for the best space images of the weekFri, 30 Jan 2015 18:24:41 +0000South Korea’s 'Women of the Sea’ Have Free Dived For Abalone Since the 17th Centuryhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/south-koreas-women-sea-have-free-dived-abalone-17th-century-180954103/Diving supported life on the wind-scoured, rocky island of JejuFri, 30 Jan 2015 17:52:15 +0000Scientists Finally Know How Baleen Whales Hearhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-finally-know-how-baleen-whales-hear-180954099/A beached whale, a supercomputer, a scientific mystery solved Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:00:04 +0000Scientists Try Out 2,300-Year-Old Brain Surgery Techniqueshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-try-out-2300-year-old-brain-surgery-techniques-180954100/Experiments conducted by a Siberian research team shed light on the neurosurgical methods evident in three Iron Age skulls Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:29:39 +0000Hacking the Human Body With Temporary Tattoos and Tiny Implantshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/hacking-the-human-body-with-temporary-tattoos-and-tiny-implants-180954096/Using electrical charges to treat diseases, from diabetes to obesity, is picking up speedFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:27:55 +0000Nope, We Have Not Detected Gravitational Waves (Yet)http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/nope-we-have-not-detected-gravitational-waves-yet-180954101/Leaked news from teams studying the early universe says the signal hailed as our first peek at space-time ripples really is just dustFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:16:31 +0000