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Our digital technologies can in fact be cognitive aids.
Music reminds us why going solo goes against our better nature.
The fig is an ecological marvel. Although you may never want to eat one again.
We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.
A botanist is introduced to escapees from the atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
A geophysicist breaks down the elements of wildfires.
The question of mortality can be answered by these calculations.
How the golden ratio might contribute to cinema’s hold on us.
What the scientist who has studied the iconic sea creature for 45 years now sees.
Fish that thrive in icy waters provide a key to preserving human cells.
You don’t have to be entirely pessimistic about the future of wealth inequality.
A psychologist argues science can take a lesson from ritual about how to heal.
Synesthesia makes ordinary life marvelous.
Machines are the new descendants of Picasso.
How one small farmer is creating a buzz with organic pot.
An illustrated guide to the universal laws in your kitchen.
My life in theoretical physics took a fateful turn after 9/11.
Overcoming sexist naysayers and self-doubt in astrophysics.
Black holes are cosmic dimmers.
How to tell the difference between scientific and conspiratorial skepticism.
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