Body and Mind

Americans are becoming increasingly dependant on our calendars. But what happens when you start to schedule free time? Bad things, says Selin Malkoc. Read more....

Want to become wise? Well, you should first figure out what wisdom actually is. Psychology Professor Thomas Gilovich explains. Read more....

 

There’s an invisible world that’s right at your fingertips. Literally. Trillions and trillions of tiny microbes live alongside us in our cities and we don’t even see them. A team of scientists recently swiped a whole bunch of ATM keypads in New York, looking for evidence of our miniscule neighbors. Read more...

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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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