Latest articles | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenTue, 26 May 2015 21:45:05 +0000These Instruments Will Help NASA Figure Out If Life Can Thrive on Europahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/these-instruments-will-help-nasa-figure-out-if-life-can-thrive-europa-180955407/The space agency has announced the suite of experiments that will fly on a mission to the icy moon of JupiterTue, 26 May 2015 21:45:05 +0000Six Architectural Ideas That Could Change the Way We Live in Citieshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/Six-architectural-ideas-could-change-way-we-live-cities-180955311/Whether in response to polluted air or shrinking space, architects keep coming up with novel approaches to reshaping urban lifeTue, 26 May 2015 20:16:58 +0000A Volcano In the Galapagos Islands Is Threatening Precious Specieshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/volcano-galapagos-islands-threatening-precious-species-180955395/Pink iguanas, marine life could be harmed by lava flows on Isabela IslandTue, 26 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000Watch How an Expert Spots Fraudulent Winehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/heres-how-expert-spots-fraudulent-wine-180955388/Distinctive labels and corks mark the truly valuable vintagesTue, 26 May 2015 15:45:00 +0000Today’s Google Doodle Honors Sally Ride http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/todays-google-doodle-honors-sally-ride-180955393/Five animations show the first American woman astronaut's sense of funTue, 26 May 2015 15:42:54 +0000Will Buildings of the Future Be Cloaked In Algae?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/will-buildings-future-be-cloaked-algae-180955396/Built by a London architecture firm, a new gazebo has a living "skin" that produces oxygen and absorbs considerable amounts of carbon dioxideTue, 26 May 2015 15:24:24 +0000Ancient Carnivores Had a Taste for Neanderthal Meathttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ancient-carnivores-had-taste-neanderthal-180955390/Researchers link bite marks on a Neanderthal skull to the fangs of an ancient big catTue, 26 May 2015 15:14:34 +0000Step Inside a Famous Submarinehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/Step-inside-a-famous-submarine-180955042/Where to visit historic subs this summer—or ride in a modern one Tue, 26 May 2015 14:09:03 +0000How Will Climate Change Impact Plankton?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-will-climate-change-impact-plankton-180955387/A global plankton survey aims to help us understand how the tiny organisms that live at the ocean surface will fare in a warming worldTue, 26 May 2015 12:26:31 +0000Make New Memories But Keep the Old, With a Little Help From Electrodeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/make-new-memories-but-keep-the-old-with-little-help-from-electrodes-180955331/Matthew Walker thinks there may be a way to simulate deep sleep—vital for memory—by sending a low current to a person's brainFri, 22 May 2015 19:08:44 +0000