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July 3, 2014 • 10:00 PM • Share
Don’t be afraid to stick with your liberal arts education. If history is any guide, it could be just as valuable as knowing how to write code.
June 19, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Modern statistics have made it easier than ever for us to fool ourselves.
June 6, 2014 • 9:52 AM • Share
Legislative opposition to climate change isn’t just keeping us from having a proper conversation about the problem. It’s destroying our ability to act.
May 23, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Hayley Birch takes marathon training to an extreme level.
May 15, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
After a week of reporting and writing on booms and busts—everything from the rapidly expanding world of subscription services to the biggest change in gaming since the introduction of the Atari 2600—Jamie Wiebe considers eight of her favorite recent discoveries, and how they might affect all of our lives.
May 9, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
When it comes to luxury products, owning them makes you much more satisfied with your life than using them.
April 30, 2014 • 5:00 AM • Share
Despite numerous recent breakthroughs and discoveries, the extreme competition and lab-research feedback loop don’t bode well for the future of the field.
April 25, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
One compound word: Kickstarter.
March 13, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Oliver Burkeman explores human nature, violence, feminism, and religion with one of the world’s most controversial cognitive scientists. Can he dent Steven Pinker’s optimism?
March 7, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Open access to research papers doesn’t mean much to researchers, but the government hopes it’ll serve a greater good.
January 31, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
A new-ish political action committee wants to see professionals from science, technology, math, and engineering stop carping from the political sidelines and start running for elected office.
December 20, 2013 • 5:17 PM • Share
Over time, sure, but in the immediate future, social science will play a bigger role in any large-scale improvements to human health.
December 20, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
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