FROM THE EDITOR
Forward Into the Past
American Scientist is now available at JSTOR
From Research to Reality
To understand her son’s birth defect, a mother makes an emotional and scientific journey
Leave the Driving to It
How would lives and landscapes change if every car had a computer in the driver’s seat?
Disaster helps usher in the modern era of bridge inspection and maintenance
Curiosity drives discovery. But what, exactly, makes us curious?