Wild Ideas in Science – Scientific American


Call of the Wild
by Andrea Gawrylewski

Section 1: Innovative Thinking, Sustainable Living

1.1 Sponge Cities
by Erica Gies

1.2 Fuel from an Artificial Leaf

by Javier Garcia Martinez

1.3 High-Flying Microbes

by David Schmale & Shane Ross

1.4 Water Made by the Sun

by Donna J. Nelson & Jeffrey Carbeck

1.5 Earthquakes in the Sky

by Erik Vance

1.6 The Universal Problem of Climate Change

by Lee Billings & Adam Frank

Section 2: Biology Breaks out of the Box

2.1 Forests on the March

by Hillary Rosner

2.2 Can We Save the Corals?

by Rebecca Albright

2.3 Meat Grown from Stem Cells

by G. Owen Schaefer

2.4 Could Genetic Engineering Save the Galapagos?

by Stephen S. Hall

2.5 Can We Eat Invasive Species into Submission?

by Michael Snyder

Section 3: Hacks to Improve Human Health

3.1 Transformers

by Michael Waldholz

3.2 The War on Slime

by Karin Sauer

3.3 Electroceuticals

by Geoffrey Ling & Corinna E. Lathan

3.4 Bacterial Tape Recorder

by Yasemin Saplakoglu

3.5 The Means of Reproduction

by Karen Weintraub

3.6 Vanquishing Diabetes

by Kristen M. Drescher & Steven Tracy

Section 4: Probing the Limits of the Mind

4.1 Lab-Built Brains

by Juergen A. Knoblich

4.2 Out of the Silence

by Dina Fine Maron

4.3 Sleep Learning Gets Real

by Ken A. Paller & Delphine Oudiette

4.4 Rabies on the Brain

by Andrew J. Murray

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