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• October 08, 2012 • 11:10 PM
• October 08, 2012 • 11:10 PM
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July 21 • 2:14 PM
Computer models that pinpoint the likely locations of mosquitoes and tsetse flies are helping officials target vector control efforts.
July 21 • 2:00 PM
Illinois leads the country in group psychotherapy sessions in Medicare, and some top billers aren’t mental health specialists. The state’s Medicaid program has cracked down, but federal officials have not.
July 21 • 12:00 PM
Noah Davis talks to Yoky Matsuoka about youth tennis, wanting to be an airhead, and what it’s like to win a Genius Grant.
July 21 • 11:23 AM
Doctors know that sometimes the best medicine is no medicine at all. But how do patients feel about getting duped into recovery?
July 21 • 10:00 AM
We need to decide how primaries should work in this country before they get completely out of hand and the voters are left out entirely.
July 21 • 8:00 AM
New quantitative analysis reveals that people with Uner Tan Syndrome don’t actually walk like primates at all.
July 21 • 6:00 AM
The new American economy in three tablespoons of blood, a Walmart gift card, and a former mill town’s DNA.
July 21 • 5:00 AM
While national identities are often used to separate people, a husband-and-wife Facebook photography project aims to build connections.
July 21 • 4:00 AM
New research from France finds strangers are more helpful if they’ve just strolled through a natural environment.
July 18 • 4:00 PM
A draft inspector general report found that the mission lacks basic metrics for how to do the job—and when to end it.
July 18 • 2:00 PM
We’re back to where we were before the 2008 recession, but there are now 12 million more people in the United States.
July 18 • 10:31 AM
Are handheld cell phones as dangerous as they have been made out to be?
July 18 • 10:00 AM
For children, the benefits of being born in tough times can outweigh the costs.
July 18 • 9:48 AM
Like manufacturing before it, the Innovation Economy has reached a turning point, with jobs moving to places where labor is cheaper.
July 18 • 8:00 AM
Kim O’Connor talks to Hillary Chute about comics as objects of criticism, the role of female cartoonists, and the art world’s evolving relationship with the form.
July 18 • 6:00 AM
It’s a private health issue. And it affects us all.
July 18 • 4:00 AM
New research finds the closer a nation is to the genetic make-up of Denmark, the happier its citizens are.
July 17 • 4:00 PM
A growing body of research indicates that there are few other interventions that improve the economic prospects and work-life balance of women workers as much as unions do.
July 17 • 2:00 PM
Two secretaries in a doctor’s office have pleaded guilty and a pharmacy owner faces charges in a scam that Medicare allowed to thrive for more than two years.
July 17 • 12:00 PM
We could all learn a thing or two from our close cousin, the bonobo.