Featured Books

Inspired! The Science of Creativity*
Inspired! The Science of Creativity*

By The Editors

Creativity was long thought to be a gift from the muses, a special quality of a select minority of people. ...


What a Plant Knows
What a Plant Knows

Daniel Chamovitz

How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap shut? Can it actually feel an insect’s tiny, spindly legs? And how do cherry blossoms know when to bloom? Can they...



The Scientific American e-Library. Start building yours today.
Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux publishes non-fiction popular science books for the general reader.
Scientific American Holiday Sale

Scientific American Mind Digital

Get 6 bi-monthly digital issues
+ 1yr of archive access for just $9.99

Hurry this offer ends soon! >


Email this Article