Biodiversity's Invisible Palette
The Carnegie Airborne Observatory illuminates a hidden universe of forest ecology
Decoding a Flower's Message
Floral fragrance does more than beckon pollinators
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75 Reasons to Become a Scientist
In this classic article first published in 1986, American Scientist's 75th year, 75 scientists offer their reasons for entering their fields.
... and 25 More
As part of our centennial celebrations this year, we've asked 25 additional scientists and engineers to chime in about their inspirations, to bring our count up to 100 reasons.
LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
Scientists and Motherhood
What's Wrong With This Picture?
SIGMA XI TODAY (PDF)