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Tech & Science
Digital gadgets are changing our brains.
How to Beat the Heat
Dress like a bedouin. Not Kate Upton.
Digital Power Index ‘Hangout’!
Join a Google+ hangout June 27 at 1 p.m. to discuss the process of selecting the finalists.
The Internet as Destroyer
Despite the Internet’s power, a government bent on control can still shut it down. But rulers quickly discover that doing so harms their own interests, Jamais Cascio writes.
Steroids are way more dangerous than you think.
The Digital 100 Power Index
They’ve made billions and toppled regimes. now they want to rewire your world.
The News On Abuse
Child molestation is on the wane.
Who’s missing from this list? All the digital ladies! It’s time to look where we’re not looking.
A Digital Citizenship Revolution
We don’t get a free pass on bad behavior just because it’s online, says novelist Nick Harkaway. We’ve had the Internet long enough to start taking our life on it seriously.
Bring On the Leaks!
Stuxnet was a valuable warning shot.
The Disney Diet
Can cutting junk-food ads make kids healthier?
The Cost of Hope
Terence was dying. Why didn't they know?
Waking up early is making us fat.
The Mystery of the Multiverse
How many universes are there?
Do You Apple?
Learning from Apple is Yahoo's only hope.
How To Spend It
Buy a baseball team? Fine art? Zuckerberg has a bunch of options.
The Sorrow Beneath the Sea
Imagine a world without whales and sharks, where jellyfish rule. It's already happening, says biologist Callum Roberts in 'The Ocean of Life.'
A Mighty Wind
Did flatulant dinosaurs really cause climate change?
Why Our Obesity Crisis Is Getting Worse
It's time to change the way we think about fat.
The rise of birthing suites and newborn couture.
It's time to face the facts on expensive medical treatments.
The Forever Child
America’s ‘special needs.’
Measles Attacks: How Vaccination Skeptics Gave New Life to an Old Disease
Vaccination skeptics have given new life to an old disease.
An Autism Breakthrough?
New research reveals an old story.
The Doctor Won't See You Now
Feeling like your doctor is rushed, distracted, or just doesn't care? You're not alone, and it may be hurting your health and your pocketbook.
Facebook's $1B Lifeline
The pc is dead. Long live mobile.
Silicon Valley is the new Las Vegas.
It’s Not a Tumor!
The psychology behind cyberchondria.
Why Humans Hate
Religion. Sports. War. In 'The Social Conquest of Earth,' the biologist E.O. Wilson says fighting for a group is what makes us human.
Wilson’s War ‘Sociobiology’
Profile of Edward O. Wilson
Teaching An Old Drug New Tricks
How many miracle meds are really out there?
Click This Ad Already!
The Web has thrown advertising into chaos. How the new Don Drapers are making it work.
"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?