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Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today talking about Neurodome, a proposed project to being neuroscience to a planetarium near you! Hear over and check it out, and spread the word to get their Kickstarter funded!...

April 30, 2013 — Scicurious

From Tel Aviv to Boston Bombings: Connections at TEDMED

Of the roller coaster of emotions that has marked the past few weeks, personally and for the nation, one talk at TEDMED tied them all together for me, with the theme of our interdependence and how much we can accomplish if we work together.I’d like to share with you several seemingly unrelated events, with a commonality that crystallized for me at TEDMED.Preface: For me, this chapter started a little earlier, with a late night call that my daughter had fallen and was in an Emergency Room several hours from where I live...

April 30, 2013 — Judy Stone

Petroleum Replicas

The language of innovation often stresses disruption--eliminating inefficient industries and replacing them with more streamlined, technologically advanced versions.

April 30, 2013 — Christina Agapakis

The World Wide Web Became Free 20 Years Ago Today

You and I can access billions of Web pages, post blogs, write code for our own killer apps—in short, do anything we want on the Web—all for free! And we've enjoyed free reign because 20 years ago, today, Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and his employer, the CERN physics lab in Geneva, published a statement that made the nascent “World Wide Web” technology available to every person, company and institution with no royalty or restriction.Berners-Lee proposed the Web in 1989 and had a working version in Dec 1990...

April 30, 2013 — Mark Fischetti

The No-Help Cycle: Jail Fails Addicts

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade's photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx...

April 30, 2013 — Cassie Rodenberg

Where There's Heat, There Are Cockroaches

The sticky Southern summer heat makes me slightly insane. It’s an agitation that grows deep within me as the season ripens, and the humidity and temperature rise in equal fashion.

April 30, 2013 — Craig McClain

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