Innovation | Smithsonian Magazine feed for InnovationenThu, 22 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000We Won't Be the Only Ones Eating Lab-Grown Meat—Our Pets Will Too food companies are looking to the future with cell-cultured meatThu, 22 Apr 2021 13:00:00 +0000Secretary Lonnie Bunch on the Power of Research at the Smithsonian can accomplish more when we unite our robust scientific capabilities with our educational reachThu, 22 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000What If Humans and Artificial Intelligence Teamed Up to Build Better Communities?’s 'Futures' exhibition team and Autodesk announce groundbreaking interactive experience to showcase a bold new problem-solving philosophy Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:00:00 +0000This Ultra-White Paint May Someday Replace Air Conditioning by researchers at Purdue University, the paint reflects 98.1 percent of sunlightWed, 21 Apr 2021 15:16:13 +0000How to Land on an Alien Worldhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com explorers of old, planetary probes go where there may be dragonsMon, 19 Apr 2021 15:15:00 +0000Meet Water Advocate and Hero Shreya Ramachandran Grey Water Project educates and provides resources to diverse audiences on water recycling at home and in the workplaceMon, 19 Apr 2021 14:48:47 +0000How Opera Singing Is Helping Long-Haul Covid-19 Patients Recover in the United Kingdom, ENO Breathe is a virtual program that rehabilitates patients through the art of song Mon, 19 Apr 2021 13:37:19 +0000How Microsoft Made Its Flight Simulator Seem So Realhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com the latest version of the popular software, players can recognize city streets and feel shifts in the windFri, 16 Apr 2021 15:15:00 +0000How to Germinate Seeds for Your Garden Using an Instant Pot your way to planting success with the popular kitchen applianceMon, 12 Apr 2021 15:52:44 +0000Why Some Airports Are Hiring Beekeepershttps://www.smithsonianmag.com create green spaces where you'd least expect themFri, 09 Apr 2021 15:00:00 +0000Drones Are Delivering Covid-19 Vaccines to Underserved Communities company Zipline is using the technology to provide medical resources to rural areas in markets around the worldTue, 06 Apr 2021 13:17:52 +0000Time Travel Into Panama's Deep History With This Richly Illustrated New Graphic Novel'Martina and the Bridge of Time' tells the story of the Isthmus' formation and evolution through the adventures of a young Panamanian girlThu, 01 Apr 2021 14:26:17 +0000The Quarter-Century Reign of the All-Women Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles from a “girl band” or pop novelty, the group’s success is a hard-earned triumph of gender justiceTue, 30 Mar 2021 17:24:20 +0000How Educators Can Boost and Activate Teen Voices the voices of teens, share their suggestions on how to support young leaders’ efforts without disrupting their individual agencyMon, 29 Mar 2021 16:00:00 +0000Meet Sophia Kianni, the Young Climate Change Changemaker founder of Climate Cardinals assembled a team of global volunteers to breakdown language barriers by translating climate science and research Mon, 29 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0000This High Schooler Invented Color-Changing Sutures to Detect Infection winning a state science fair and becoming a finalist in a national competition, Dasia Taylor now has her sights set on a patentThu, 25 Mar 2021 18:16:40 +0000How Isabella Aiukli Cornell Made Prom Political citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, a prom dress became the perfect vehicle to signal the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous womenThu, 25 Mar 2021 15:20:12 +0000Five Things to Know About Vaccine Passports travelers venture out, countries and states are experimenting with forms of documentation that show proof of Covid-19 vaccinationWed, 24 Mar 2021 15:04:37 +0000Understanding the Power of Primary Sources and archives are silent until they come out from the attic, the shoebox, or a museum’s archive to find life again through shared discoveryFri, 19 Mar 2021 16:00:00 +0000How Mrs. Edge Saved the Birds a forgotten hero of our natural world whose brave campaign to protect birds charted a new course for the environmental movementFri, 19 Mar 2021 14:15:57 +0000A Brief History of the Harmonica the world’s handiest instrument took over American musicFri, 19 Mar 2021 11:00:00 +0000Biologist Marie Fish Catalogued the Sounds of the Ocean for the World to Hear once thought marine life kept quiet. Then the Navy tapped an aptly named researcher with an open mindThu, 18 Mar 2021 15:48:44 +0000Can New Technologies Eliminate the Grim Practice of Chick Culling? the U.S. egg industry continues to kill male chicks, scientists are racing to develop accurate and affordable ways to sex a chick before it hatchesWed, 17 Mar 2021 17:23:03 +0000How to Build a Better Homemade Face Mask, According to Science Covid-19 hit, Smithsonian researchers set up makeshift home laboratories to conduct groundbreaking studies on mask fabric materials Wed, 17 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0000How Alicia D. Williams Is Reviving Storytelling for Black Children wanted a different story for her daughter—and for herself. So, she set out to write itTue, 16 Mar 2021 17:09:59 +0000The World's First 3-D Printed School May Soon Be a Reality Huts, a nonprofit founded by a 15-year-old, plans to kick off construction in Madagascar this summerMon, 15 Mar 2021 17:24:59 +0000How Ida Holdgreve's Stitches Helped the Wright Brothers Get Off the Ground 1910, Orville and Wilbur Wright hired an Ohio seamstress, who is only now being recognized as the first female worker in the American aviation industryMon, 15 Mar 2021 16:09:33 +0000How to Take the Museum to Learners Who Can't Be There can make a big difference in the lives of young students who have never met a scientist, seen a microscope, or been to a museumFri, 12 Mar 2021 18:42:02 +0000Smithsonian Summer Virtual Adventures Offer Live Learning Experiences for Kids online experiences offer children opportunities to explore, discover, create and go behind the scenes at the museums—onlineFri, 12 Mar 2021 16:25:05 +0000Why Automakers Flock to This Small Swedish Town Every Winter January to April, the population of Arjeplog more than quadruples, as almost every brand test drives its vehicles on the region's frozen lakesFri, 12 Mar 2021 13:57:28 +0000How One Farmer Is Introducing Americans to Sea Beans Charleston, South Carolina, Heron Farms is attempting to grow a gangly, salt-tolerant plant in the face of sea level riseThu, 11 Mar 2021 14:34:19 +0000Eight of Literature's Most Powerful Inventions—and the Neuroscience Behind How They Work reoccuring story elements have proven effects on our imagination, our emotions and other parts of our psycheWed, 10 Mar 2021 17:33:02 +0000How Scientist Jennifer Doudna Is Leading the Next Technological Revolution new book from Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson offers an incisive portrait of the gene editing field that is changing modern medicineTue, 09 Mar 2021 17:56:54 +0000First Vial Used in U.S. Covid-19 Vaccinations Joins the Smithsonian Collections empty vial, a vaccination card and scrubs worn by nurse Sandra Lindsay, first to be injected, will go on view in a new exhibition in 2022Tue, 09 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000The Robots That Paved the Way for Apollohttps://www.smithsonianmag.com as now, machines preceded the humansFri, 05 Mar 2021 14:00:00 +0000How Doctors Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Battle Covid-19 is helping to shape treatment, but experts worry that some tools are approved too soon and others are biasedFri, 05 Mar 2021 13:00:00 +0000Anthony Fauci Donates His 3-D SARS-CoV-2 Model to the Smithsonian nation's doctor is awarded the Great Americans Medal by the National Museum of American History in virtual ceremony Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:16:15 +0000Theodore Roosevelt's North Dakota and 27 Other Smithsonian Programs Streaming in March courses, studio arts classes and virtual study tours produced by the world’s largest museum-based educational programTue, 02 Mar 2021 18:18:20 +0000These Frankenplanes Are Built From Parts of Other Planeshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com monster aircraft were not born. They were bolted together from whatever lay at handMon, 01 Mar 2021 14:15:00 +0000Part of Being a Domestic Goddess in 17th-Century Europe Was Making Medicines' essential role in health care is coming to light as more recipe books from the pre-Industrial Revolution era are digitizedMon, 01 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000A Brief History of the Invention of the Home Security Alarm hardworking nurse envisioned a new way to know who was at the doorFri, 26 Feb 2021 13:00:00 +0000Could Flushing Cold Water Over the Great Barrier Reef Save Corals? of action on climate change is forcing scientists to devise ever more elaborate ways to stave off damageThu, 25 Feb 2021 13:00:00 +0000From Floating Cities to Biodegradable Burial Pods and Flying Cars, the Smithsonian Envisions a Multitude of Futures Arts and Industries Building will reopen this November with a thought-provoking exploration of what lies ahead for humanityWed, 24 Feb 2021 15:02:35 +0000Why Cooper Hewitt Is Seeking Works by the Innovative Black Graphic Designer Laini Abernathy Hewitt is collecting album covers designed by this important designer, who contributed to the Black cultural scene in the late 1960sWed, 24 Feb 2021 14:00:00 +0000Could Astronauts Rear Fish on the Moon? in France aim to boldly farm fish where no one has farmed fish beforeTue, 23 Feb 2021 17:07:20 +0000Will We Ever Send Humans to Venus?’ve got questions. We’ve got expertsTue, 23 Feb 2021 14:00:00 +0000 Lost For Half a Century, This Apollo-Era Rocket Stage Turned Up in a Telescope Searchhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com in a hunt for asteroids, an old pal checks in on its way around the sunMon, 22 Feb 2021 13:05:00 +0000