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Nov. 10 2013 9:09 AMSilicon SavannahA new technology center in Nairobi beckons the African diaspora.
Oct. 26 2013 7:15 AMNot KoolIt’s time to ban menthol cigarettes.
Oct. 13 2013 7:42 AMWhat Is It Like to Be a Mathematician?Puzzles, paintings, bridges, and power.
Oct. 5 2013 8:45 AMIt’s Always Time for a Midlife CrisisWhen are people most likely to face a tough stretch?
Sept. 22 2013 7:00 AMSynesthesia SellsMarketers are using colors, scents, sounds, and other sensations to manipulate buyers.
Sept. 15 2013 7:08 AMWhat Would a Real Cyberwar Look Like?Dark warnings exaggerate and distort the real risks.
Sept. 7 2013 8:15 AMEngineers’ Secret Sci-Fi HandshakeNASA has big plans for robots and tricorders.
Sept. 1 2013 5:00 AMIt’s a Myth That Entrepreneurs Drive New TechnologyFor real innovation, thank the state.
Aug. 11 2013 7:09 AMMaking Medicine as Ubiquitous as Coca-Cola in Rural AfricaSimon Berry hopes ColaLife can help stop unnecessary deaths from dehydration.  
July 28 2013 8:15 AMThe Last Text You’ll Ever SendWhy new driving safety technologies are really dangerous.
July 7 2013 7:00 AMWhen Nudge Comes to ShoveDo people really not know what’s good for them?
June 23 2013 8:00 AMWe’re Growing a House From MushroomsThe organism does most of the work.
June 16 2013 5:30 AMWhy Is Exercise Such a Chore?Human evolution made us long-distance runners, but it didn’t make us like it.
June 9 2013 5:30 AMLet Them Eat CricketsThey’re nutritious. But delicious?
May 26 2013 6:30 AMStop Killer RobotsAutonomous weapons systems could lead to disaster.
Oct. 27 2013 7:30 AMCan You Teach Compassion?Stanford’s investment in altruism research, funded by the Dalai Lama.
Oct. 20 2013 8:30 AMIs Opposition to Golden Rice “Wicked”?The genetically modified organism could save millions of lives.
Oct. 6 2013 9:00 AMWhat Do We Know About Gun Violence?The research is intentionally underfunded, but some patterns are clear.
Sept. 27 2013 12:57 PMWhy the World Won’t ListenClimate change is real. Why has science failed to convince people?
Sept. 21 2013 7:04 AMWill North Korea Erupt?“With its history, it’s quite a worrying volcano.”
Sept. 8 2013 9:30 AMI Could Have Sworn …An interview with false-memory expert Elizabeth Loftus.
Sept. 2 2013 9:45 AMIt’s Time for a National Park on the Moon“You can do archaeology in all places. This place happens to be off Earth.”
Aug. 18 2013 7:00 AMWe Don't Actually Know What Triggers Lightning StrikesA scientist asks: Could it be cosmic rays?
Aug. 4 2013 7:00 AMKnow Thy EnemyParasites are little-understood, and they are everywhere. An ecologist explains why we need to learn more about them.
July 21 2013 7:00 AMWhy Is the United States So Sick?The director of a massive new study says: “It’s almost everything.”
June 30 2013 8:30 AMSo Did Nudging Work?And would you know if you’ve been nudged?
June 22 2013 8:00 AMSearch Engine PrivacyDuckDuckGo does not track its users.
June 15 2013 7:22 AMI Discovered the BRCA1 GeneAnd I am delighted the Supreme Court ruled that it cannot be patented.
June 2 2013 8:15 AMClimate Change’s Psychological MilestoneTurning 400 is a lot worse than turning 40.
May 19 2013 7:15 AMParticle vs. AntiparticleA new fermion on a chip “opens up a new class of particles.”