Tech & Science
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Tech & Science
"So-Mo" Apps Take Over SXSW
New apps make finding friends easy.
Let’s Talk About Sex
That’s the only way to get U.S. HIV rates down.
Will Pinterest be Silicon Valley’s next big hit?
How pregnancy transforms the brain.
Web of Lies
How to spot a fib when dating online.
The New Science of Feelings
Is your emotional style getting you down? Research finds the neural basis of your responses to life-and how you can change them.
Spoiled Rotten Apple
The company’s hypocrisy on U.S. jobs.
Why Can't These Girls Stop Twitching?
Some 20 high-school girls are now afflicted in upstate New York. The media circus is making it worse.
New technology can read your mind.
Tripping Through Time
Why has evolution let drugs be fun?
Catch Me If You Can
The truth about ‘early detection’ for cancer.
The BlackBerry’s future lies in the hands of a new CEO.
Why Is No One Getting the Flu?
The curious case of the non-flu season.
Apple vs. Android: War Without End?
Apple’s attacks on Android have backfired. Should the company call a truce?
Websites That Went on Strike
From Cheezburger to Greenpeace, the sites that protested Congress’s anti-piracy bills on Wednesday.
Modern Morality: Time for a Reboot?
When it comes to deciding what’s right or wrong, we’re far more emotional than rational.
Google Gets Grumpy
Tech giants square off against Congress.
Buff Your Brain
Want to be smarter in work, love, and life? Scientific advances offer proven ways to enhance your gray matter.
Your Brain on Happiness
Mindfulness meditation is being rediscovered as a very modern—and medical—path to personal nirvana.
31 Ways To Get Smarter In 2012
Read stuff. Learn new languages. Master chess. Zone out. Getting a bigger brain is easier—and more fun—than you think.
In Search of the God Particle
Scientists have spent decades looking for the elusive Higgs boson. They may have just gotten one step closer to finding it.
Back To the Beginning
The possible discovery of the Higgs boson leads us one step closer to how the universe started—and where it may be headed.
Could This Be The End Of Cancer?
Scientists say vaccines could hold the key not just to a cure, but to wiping out cancer forever.
All I Want For Christmas Is A Brand-New Face
We might be cutting back on basics, but we’re pouring money into our looks. Can lip injections and butt lifts really save our souls?
The Road to a Cure
Unlike current treatments that attack both cancer cells and the immune system, vaccines rally the body's natural immune system to eliminate tumors.
Don't Be Scared, It’s Only a Robot
Scientists study human-robot interactions to make us more simpatico with our automated friends.
The $100 Billion Bet
Facebook reportedly plans to go public next year. Here's what it will mean for the major players.
Alek Wek's Hunger Diary
Africa is famished. America is fat. Sudanese-born model Alek Wek, now living in Brooklyn, knows both worlds. As told to Abigail Pesta.
Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.
For years, the U.S. had the best and biggest supercomputers. Until China got in the game.