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    Top Ten Unsung Geniuses

    For these scientists, success and fame did not come in equal measure.

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    From Isaac Newton to the Genius Bar

    Why it’s time to retire the concept of genius.

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    From Isaac Newton to the Genius Bar

    Why it’s time to retire the concept of genius.

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    Super-Intelligent Humans Are Coming

    Genetic engineering will one day create the smartest humans who have ever lived.

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    The Artist of the Unbreakable Code

    Composer Edward Elgar still has cryptographers playing his tune.

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    The Intelligent Life of the City Raccoon

    Adapting to the urban jungle has made Rocky smarter.

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    Shakespeare’s Genius Is Nonsense

    What the Bard can teach science about language and the limits of the human mind.

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    The Art of Painting

    Stanley Kubrick and Johannes Vermeer try to see eye-to-eye.

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    The Man Who Invented Modern Probability

    Chance encounters in the life of Andrei Kolmogorov.

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    Cooperation Is What Makes Us Human

    Where we part ways with our ape cousins.