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This week on Innovation Hub... we climb up our family tree, we'll take a look at gender in the workplace, and we'll find out the best way to design your life. Read More...

Computer programming, energy storage, and casual conversations all have often-unnoticed ripple effects. This week, we dig deeper into some of the aspects of our lives that people rarely give a second thought. Read More...

This week, we’re gearing up for the holidays with some serious shopping, a little chocolate... and a trip to Levittown, New York, where the modern suburb was born. Read More...

From what the Rorschach test actually tells us, to what exactly is going on inside teenagers’ heads, we’ve got stories that explore how and why we think the way we do. Read More...

Lice-infested beds, unwashed surgical tools, and cut-off fingers - healthcare in the 1800s was a bloody affair. We take a look at the man who changed all that. Then, how much power does a protest really have? Zeynep Tufekci explores whether they have the power to change politics. Finally, there’s a common thread in art, music, storytelling, and even business-creation: creativity. Read More...

Is China pulling ahead in the global race to achieve? What’s the use of a “useless” liberal arts degree? And should you be spending money on time or things? That’s all this week on Innovation Hub. Read More...

This week on Innovation Hub, we examine the future of reproduction, how fringe ideas become mainstream, and the life of Leonardo Da Vinci. Read More...

Think you know better than your doctor? You don’t. Susan Jacoby and Tom Nichols explain why some of us are starting to distrust experts. 

Job interviews are a terrible way to measure candidates. Yale’s Jason Dana tells us why we can’t resist their siren call - and what we should do instead. 

Healthy lunches help kids… just not in the way you might think. Case Western Reserve’s Justin Gallagher explains.

In Search of Recovery

Schools were more racially integrated three decades ago than they are today. UCLA Professor Pedro Noguera tells us how our diminishing investment in urban public schools is failing kids.

Woolly Mammoths might just roam Siberia once more. Author Maura O’Connor explores the great lengths conservationists are willing to go to save the environment and preserve its wildlife.

Reducing homelessness doesn't mean opening up more shelters and soup kitchens. Becky Kanis Margiotta explains why avoiding traditional barriers to housing and get people into permanent homes first is the way to go.

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Online criminals have company retreats, too. Security expert Marc Goodman explains how sophisticated groups are ransacking our data, well out of the reach of police.

You can now test your genes for what kind of pain medication might be best for you. Harmonyx CEO Bob Bean talks about the frontiers of personal health data.

We might want to tax workers less, and spenders more. Environmentalist Paul Gilding says global warming might change how you spend money... and whether you even bother heading to the mall anymore.

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