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Dan Ferber

Dan Ferber
Dan Ferber is a correspondent for Science, and the coauthor, with Paul R. Epstein of Harvard Medical School, of Changing Planet, Changing Health: How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do about It. He's written about science and emerging technologies for Wired, Scientific American, Audubon, and others.

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Vehicle-to-Grid: A New Spin on Car Payments

Buried in the high hopes for electric cars is the very real possibility that they can make money by powering and regulating the grid.

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What Makes You Neurotic?

A new study gets to the root of our anxieties.

Fecal Donor Banks Are Possible and Could Save Lives

Defrosted fecal matter can be gross to talk about, but the benefits are too remarkable to tiptoe around.

How Junk Food Companies Manipulate Your Tongue

We mistakenly think that harder foods contain fewer calories, and those mistakes can affect our belt sizes.

What Steve Jobs’ Death Teaches Us About Public Health

Studies have shown that when public figures die from disease, the public takes notice. New research suggests this could be the key to reaching those who are most at risk.

Speed-Reading Apps Will Not Revolutionize Anything, Except Your Understanding

The one-word-at-a-time presentation eliminates the eye movements that help you comprehend what you're reading.

The Big One

One state—Pennsylvania—logs 52 percent of all sales, shipments, and receipts for the chocolate manufacturing industry. March/April 2014