Entries in Innovation Hub by Kara Miller and Amanda McGowan

cash money

Stanford's Jeffrey Pfeffer explains how money manipulates the way we think. Read more...

pills

When a pill costs more than the price of your house, is it really worth it? Barry Werth, author of "The Antidote," examines the astronomical costs of breakthrough drugs. Read more...

junk food!

If you find yourself reaching for an extra serving of broccoli instead of that giant spoonful of Nutella, new research suggests you might have your mother to thank. Read more...

Ed Sullivan & the Fab Four

Fifty years after The Beatles appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" – inspiring a generation of Americans to don collarless jackets and mop-top haircuts – we examine the Fab Four's magic formula for creativity, innovation, and success. Read more...

What if the gap between the haves and have-nots opens up earlier in life than we ever expected? Dr. Jack Shonkoff says a child's success in school depends on her earliest stages of development. Read more...

Governor Deval Patrick

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick tells us about his new Pre-K policy initiative that takes cues from research in early childhood development. Read more...

Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, talks about what excites him - and scares him - about today’s technology. Read more...

grocery store

We talk with authors Michael Pollan and Moises Velasquez-Manoff about the power of bacteria, an element of health that is just beginning to be studied. Read more...

pizza

Drugs, alcohol, nicotine ... processed carbohydrates? Dr. David Ludwig of Boston Children's Hospital says certain carbs affect our brains, much like addictive substances. Read more...

Dr. David Williams of the Boston Children's Hospital and colleagues may be on the verge of curing the mysterious Bubble Boy Syndrome. Read more...

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