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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....

Pan America in the '60s

Atlanta and Houston. America’s perception of the world. How all of these were forever transformed by air travel. Read more....

Items found in the doctor's office

When it comes to reforming healthcare, lessons from the factory floor might just offer a cheaper solution. Read more...

gap

The key to a long life? Being the richest person you know. Sir Michael Marmot explains what the health gap is and how it affects the poor, the middle class, and even the rich.

If you have a Ph.D., try San Francisco. Researcher Daniel Shoag says educational attainment is increasingly dictating where we live.

There's a hormone that regulates sleep, reacts to blood sugar, and keeps track of racism. Northwestern's Emma Adam makes a good case for getting to know cortisol.

heart potato

New research into how our brains grew so large flies in the face of the trendy Paleo diet. We talk with evolutionary geneticist Mark Thomas about why our ancestors loaded up on carbs. Read More...

An imagining of a black hole.

Amanda Gefter used to think science was boring. That was before she debated the meaning of nothing in a Chinese restaurant and snuck into a physics conference with her dad. Gefter reflects on her unusual journey towards writing about science. Read More...

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