Body and Mind

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What secrets do your genes hold? Carl Zimmer tells us what he discovered when he sequenced his entire genome, and how genetics will shape the future of medicine. Read more....

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One-third of Americans are obese. We talk with two health experts about why that number is so high and what we can do to change it. Read more....

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For years, donated organs have been kept on ice. But maybe there’s a better way to preserve them. Craig LeMoult reports. Read more....

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Patient compliance is one of the biggest problems in medicine; it’s estimated that fifty percent of people don’t take medicine as ordered. Luckily, Andrew Thompson thinks he might have a solution. Read more....

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Moral outrage is a powerful thing. But why do we care what other people do? Researcher Jillian Jordan explains. Read more....

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There’s no such thing as a free lunch. But could that change? We explore the idea of a “guaranteed basic income.” Read more....

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This week on Innovation Hub, we’ve got stories about modification, in all its forms. Read more....

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Technology is reshaping the work our doctors and nurses do every day… and not always in a good way. We talk with Dr. Robert Wachter about the unintended consequences of mixing medicine and tech. Read More...

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Think politics is polarized? Author Kurt Gray explains why we’ve evolved to break into groups so easily. Read More...

Varieties of Sunscreen

Traditional sunscreens have chemicals that can seep into our bodies. Not cool, right? Biomedical engineer Mark Saltzman thinks he might have a sticky solution to the problem. Read More...

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