Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

5 articles
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The First Year

A baby’s brain needs love to develop.

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The Downfall of India's Kidney Kingpin

How a self-taught doctor from Delhi cornered the black market in kidneys, building one of the world’s most lucrative organ-trading rings, until it all came crashing down.

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The Mind of a Con Man

How social psychologist Diederik Stapel committed and rationalized an audacious academic fraud, and what his lies reveal about the culture of scientific research.

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My Father and Me: A Spy Story

The highest-ranking CIA officer to be convicted of spying passes the tricks of the trade along to his son.

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A Remote Town in Romania Becomes Cybercrime Central

A trip to Râmnicu Vâlcea, a town of 120,000 where the primary (and lucrative) industry is Internet scams.