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It’s very unlikely that you will be killed by a far-off terrorist group. So why do we worry about it so much? National security expert Juliette Kayyem explains what we should - and shouldn’t - be afraid of.  Read more....

How do we save middle class jobs in the face of increasing automation and advancing artificial intelligence? Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson discuss how our society can adapt to a world with a changing definition of work. Read more....

Millennials are angry, workers are worried about robots, and manufacturing jobs aren’t coming back. Depressed yet? Catherine Rampell explains the future of work. Read more....

chromosome

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....

doctors office

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....

organ transplant

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

pills

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....

friends

Every time we gain a romantic partner, we lose two friends. Elizabeth Bernstein explains why that’s bad for our health, and how to remedy it. Read more....

white house

This week on Innovation Hub: We’re talking politics. (But no election news -we promise!) Read more....

sheep

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

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