Physicists Discover New Form of Matter—and Compare It to a LightsaberResearchers said they found a way to make photons bond together into molecules, forming a state of matter that was previously only theoretical.
How Can a Blood Test Tell if You're Schizophrenic?The new method could launch within 18 months.
Where Have All the Populists Gone? Even with rising concern about inequality, don’t expect anyone to offer a strong, working-class message in 2016.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.