Latest articles | Smithsonian feed for with the latest articlesenFri, 27 May 2016 17:57:14 +0000The Best Way to Find IEDs? dog's sense of smell is 100,000 more sensitive than a human's. That's why the U.S. military uses them to detect improvised explosive devicesFri, 27 May 2016 17:57:14 +0000How Drunk Are You? Ask Your Bracelet BACtrack Skyn, a wearable similar in style to a Fitbit, tracks your blood alcohol level in real timeFri, 27 May 2016 16:34:49 +0000Neanderthals Built Mysterious Stalagmite Semicircles why?Fri, 27 May 2016 15:53:21 +0000For One Day Only, Visit the Farm and Cryogenics Laboratory Trying to Save Endangered Livestock Breeds a farm tour, cryogenics demonstration and a heritage-breed beef burger at Newport, Rhode Island's Swiss Village FarmFri, 27 May 2016 15:27:37 +0000Inside the Effort to Digitize Medieval Monks' Chants and interpreting centuries-old manuscripts is a challenge because musical notation wasn't formalized yetFri, 27 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000The Merchant Marine Were the Unsung Heroes of World War II daring seamen kept the Allied troops armed and fed while at the mercy of German U-boatsFri, 27 May 2016 14:13:30 +0000Five Landmarks Threatened by Climate Change a warming planet destroy humankinds' most precious cultural treasures? Fri, 27 May 2016 13:52:43 +0000This Edible Supercapacitor Could Transform Ingestible Electronics materials for a new electronic component that could power a tiny camera sound more like breakfast than scienceFri, 27 May 2016 13:28:15 +0000Five Times the United States Officially Apologized are a few instances where the U.S. admitted it had done wrongFri, 27 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000A Long-Lost Manuscript Contains a Searing Eyewitness Account of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 Oklahoma lawyer details the attack by hundreds of whites on the thriving black neighborhood where hundreds died 95 years agoFri, 27 May 2016 11:50:03 +0000