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Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the longest continuously published magazine in the US and the home of the most exciting authors presenting the most dynamic ideas in science today. As the leading popular source and authority on science, technology, and innovation, Scientific American’s award-winning scientist-authored content engages, educates and inspires current and future generations of curious citizens and public and private sector leaders.

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works again

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Poor app.

For a scientific publishing house you would think they could do better and produce an app that actually works. Poor download performance, slow, hangs etc.

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