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American Scientist

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American Scientist
American Scientist cover
Cover of the 2007 September–October issue
Editor In ChiefFenella Saunders
PublisherSigma Xi
First issue1913
CountryUnited States
Based inResearch Triangle Park, North Carolina

American Scientist (informally abbreviated AmSci) is an American bimonthly science and technology magazine published since 1913 by Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society. In the beginning of 2000s the headquarters was moved to Research Triangle Park, (Durham), North Carolina. Recognized as one of the finest science and technology magazines in the world, each issue includes feature articles written by prominent scientists and engineers who review research in fields from molecular biology to computer engineering. The content is very successfully crafted to be equally engaging to general and technical audiences .

Each issue also includes the work of cartoonists, including those of Sidney Harris, Benita Epstein, and Mark Heath. Also included is the Scientists' Nightstand that reviews a vast range of science-related books and novels.

American Scientist Online (ISSN 1545-2786) was launched in May 2003.[2]


  1. ^ "American Scientist Online" (PDF). American Scientist. Retrieved 1 May 2016.
  2. ^ "American Scientist Online". American Scientist. Retrieved 1 May 2016.

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