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August 20, 2014

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8:05 PM | How Would Immortality Affect a Vampire’s Memory?
About 30 years ago I saw my first Jim Jarmusch movie, Stranger than Paradise at the Detroit Film Theatre, a popular site for indie film screening situated in the Detroit Institute of Arts. It is... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 19, 2014

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2:48 AM | Beauty: K2-Induced Seizures
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... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 18, 2014

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2:04 AM | The Mood of Drugs, the Tools Made and Traded
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... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 17, 2014

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2:44 AM | What It Takes: Nine Cents for Drugs
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... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 08, 2014

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6:00 PM | Why Is the Media Biased against Us, Not Them?
Since the outset of the most recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza, criticism has been leveled against the news media’s coverage of the crisis. A number of reporters have expressed their... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 06, 2014

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11:00 AM | What will the future of education look like?
Scientific American’s August supplement takes a look at the changing landscape of education in the face of emerging technology, and asks the question, how do we increase interest and engagement in... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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11:00 AM | What will the future of education look like?
Scientific American’s August supplement takes a look at the changing landscape of education in the face of emerging technology, and asks the question, how do we increase interest and engagement in... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 05, 2014

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5:26 PM | Does death change our online networks?
A good friend of mine passed away in June. John had cancer. Before you offer condolences, you should know he did not want to be mourned. It’s been a hard request to follow, but he felt he had... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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5:26 PM | Does death change our online networks?
A good friend of mine passed away in June. John had cancer. Before you offer condolences, you should know he did not want to be mourned. It’s been a hard request to follow, but he felt he had... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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4:31 PM | Parents of Young Athletes: Protect Your Child’s Brain in 8 Steps
When I was kid, I remember my dad scolding my brother and me when one of us decided to hold the other one upside-down. In that position, he reasoned, we could fall on our head. As a cognitive... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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4:08 PM | Putting Rocket Raccoon’s Hippocampus Into Hyperdrive
Rocket Racoon is a stand out character in Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel’s rebooted comic series, which was adapted into a movie that came out August 1. Rocket Racoon’s backstory is that he—and many... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

July 29, 2014

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1:10 PM | Summer Shorts: 101 Geysers Point To Enceladus’ Deep Ocean
It’s summer in the northern hemisphere of a small, damp, planet orbiting a middle-aged star in a spiral galaxy of matter enjoying a brief heyday before colliding with another galaxy in some 4 billion... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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