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Nobody really knows who will have access to our genetic data in the years to come. Here’s why that’s scary.
The world is getting louder and our hearing is paying the price.
Is there a real difference between men and women’s brains?
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How conservative radio hosts got politicians to walk their walk and talk their talk.
America's breakneck consumption of clothes is only possible because of fast fashion, a system in which clothing is made quickly, sold cheaply, and seen as pretty disposable. Dana Thomas, author of “Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes,” walks us through the origins and effects of fast fashion.
Nicholas Christakis, a doctor, sociologist and author of “Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society,” explains the science behind humans' ability to work together and problem-solve within a community.
Why have so many attempts to reform our market-driven health care system failed, and how might that history inform us about the challenges that lie ahead?
Only 9% of plastics are recycled — but the world is actually using fewer natural materials while maintaining economic growth.