- "Nature Is Dead. Long Live Nature!" by Robert J. Cabin
- "Switching Colors with Electricity," by Roger J. Mortimer
- "Avian Migration: The Ultimate Red-Eye Flight," by Paul Bartell and Ashli Moore
- "Not Just Going with the Flow," by Frank Fish and George Lauder
- "Adventures in Mathematical Knitting," by sarah-marie belcastro
- "Athletics and Herbal Supplements," by David S. Senchina
- "Alzheimer’s Disease: The Great Morbidity of the 21st Century," by Charles T. Ambrose
- "An Acoustic Arms Race," by William E. Conner
- "Rapid Evolution in Eggs and Sperm," by Katrina G. Claw
- "Wild Plants to the Rescue," by David Van Tassel and Lee DeHaan
• "Illuminating Dark Energy with Supernovae," by D. Andrew Howell
• "Stents to Prevent Stroke," by Stephen P. Lownie and David M. Peltz
• "Solvents, Ethanol, Car Crashes & Tolerance," by Philip J. Bushnell
• "Botanical Illustration in China and India," by Martyn Rix
• "Lifelong Impact of Early Self-Control," by Terrie E. Moffitt, Richie Poulton, and Avshalom Caspi
• "Flowers and Ribbons of Ice," by James R. Carter
• "Digital Forensics," by Simson L. Garfinkel
• "Citizen Science Takes Root," by Kayri Havens and Sandra Henderson
• "The Robot Ocean Network," by Oscar Schofield, Scott Glenn, and Mark Moline
• "One Family's Search to Explain a Fatal Neurological Disorder," by Nissa J. Mollema and Harry T. Orr
• "On the Trail of Monster Black Holes," by Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo
• "The Science of Seaweeds," by Ole G. Mouritsen
About once a month at Sigma Xi headquarters, we liven up the lunch hour with an American Scientist Pizza Lunch talk. In these informal lectures, scientists describe new research to nonscientists. The series is light on jargon but heavy on solid science. Each Pizza Lunch offers an in-depth look at its subject, whether it's bedbugs or the smart grid. Click below to read about and download these talks -- and to subscribe!
JSTOR, the online academic archive, now contains complete back issues of American Scientist from its inception in 1913 (as Sigma Xi Quarterly) through 2005.
The table of contents for each issue is freely available to all users; those with institutional access can read each complete issue.
View the full collection here.