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Russell Brand's Insight on Crime and Addiction

One thing I've learned through stories from addicts in the Bronx is just how deeply drugs infiltrate the prison system. Brought in through family members or by correctional officers themselves, addicts routinely tell me the same story: obtaining drugs and maintaining an addiction in prison is simple...

April 25, 2012 — Cassie Rodenberg

The Importance of Being Social

Guest Blog by Leonard Mlodinow*One advantage of belonging to a cohesive society in which people help each other is that the group is often better equipped than a set of individuals to deal with threats from the outside...

April 24, 2012 — Ingrid Wickelgren

Fatal Spirotrich Sex

Image of the Week #39, April 23rd, 2012:
Pond water microforay : amoeba and ciliate sex gone horribly wrong by Psi Wavefunction at The Ocelloid ...

April 23, 2012 — Bora Zivkovic

Joy Comes with Discovery: A Conversation with Linda Buck, PhD

A series of graduate student conversations with leading women biologists, at the Women in Science Symposium at Cornell April 2-3. As a woman scientist in the beginning of my career I’m always interested in the journey of more established female scientists: how their interest in science developed, how they’ve overcome challenges to be successful, and how they’ve balanced their goals of establishing a successful career with the desire to have a family...

April 23, 2012 — Erin Johnson

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