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August 30, 2014

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2:38 AM | Nothing Comes Free: Sexual Assault for a Place to Stay
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
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12:06 AM | ScienceArt Exhibits Through September and Beyond
The inside scoop on the best science art exhibitions around the country: EXHIBITS: NORTHEAST REGION LIFE: Magnified June – November 2014 Gateway Gallery Between Concourse C and the AeroTrain... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 29, 2014

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1:38 AM | Mental Illness, Sexual Advances and What Women Face
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 28, 2014

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3:45 PM | Juneau Where I Am: <i>Scientific American</i> Alaska Cruise, Part 2
Scientific American Bright Horizons Cruise 22 arrives in Juneau, Alaska -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

August 27, 2014

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3:11 PM | Ignore IQ Tests: Your Level of Intelligence Is Not Fixed for Life
This article was originally published on The Conversation. We’re getting more stupid. That’s one point made in a recent article in the New Scientist, reporting on a gradual decline in IQs in developed countries such as the UK, Australia and the Netherlands. Such research feeds into a long-held fascination with testing human intelligence. Yet such […]The post Ignore IQ Tests: Your Level of Intelligence Is Not Fixed for Life appeared first on The Crux.

August 25, 2014

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2:38 AM | When ‘Pimp’ and ‘Boyfriend’ Become Interchangeable
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 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
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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
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