Friday, December 6

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On the criminalization of nondisclosure.

Thursday, December 5

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On recreational genetics, privacy and the new vulnerability of family secrets.

Monday, December 2

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On Ambien and the search for the next blockbuster insomnia drug.

Friday, November 29

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A Bosnian social psychologist who studies guilt and responsibility in the collective memory (and denial) of Sreberbica, which is “among the most scientifically documented mass killings in history.”

Monday, November 25

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A former teacher on what students lose when elementary schools skimp on science.

Sunday, November 24

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The fight to vaccinate children in the border regions between Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of an attempt to eradicate polio worldwide.

Friday, November 22

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Investigating an astrophysicist’s sudden death at an isolated resesarch base in Antarctica.

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Due to global warming, this island nation may cease to exist in 20 years.

Thursday, November 21

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After 85 years, antibiotics are growing impotent. So what will medicine, agriculture and everyday life look like if we lose these drugs entirely?

Wednesday, November 20

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How our memories become contaminated by inaccuracies.

Tuesday, November 19

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On the mountain lions of Los Angeles.

Sunday, November 17

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A recent history of ‘bupe’ Suboxone film, which is described as a miracle cure for opiate addiction but flows freely from for-profit clinics to dealers and inmates, sometimes melted into the pages of smuggled Bibles.