Wednesday, September 16

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Cattle Calls

There’s a new endangered species in rural America: veterinarians.

Sunday, September 13

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A Dying Young Woman’s Hope in Cryonics and a Future

Kim Suozzi, who died at 23, chose to have her brain preserved for future revival. It’s not as far-fetched a prospect as you’d think.

Saturday, September 12

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Homo Naledi

The discovery of a new human ancestor, hidden in a hard-to-access cave.

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Slipping Away

Jo Aubin has Alzheimer’s. He’s 38.

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A Prescription for More Black Doctors

The struggles of Xavier University, a tiny, historically-black school in New Orleans, to train students for medical school.

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The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am

On the magic of mother’s milk, which changes daily to meet the baby’s needs and can even start fighting an infection before anyone knows the kid is sick.

Monday, September 7

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The Man Who Loved Grizzlies

Timothy Treadwell liked to say that, “Grizzlies are misunderstood.” Then one killed him.

Sunday, September 6

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The Last Days of Stealhead Joe

On the troubled, legendary Deschutes River fly-fishing guide.

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How to Survive the 21st Century

On our ability to multitask.

Wednesday, September 2

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The Mothers of All Disasters

How to plan for the most serious of possible natural disasters.

Tuesday, September 1

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How to Survive a Footnote

AIDS activism in the “after” years.

Monday, August 31

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Why Former 49er Chris Borland Is the Most Dangerous Man in Football

“The concussion that led Borland to retire came on a routine play, and that’s precisely his point.”