Science

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By Julia Belluz At many moments of 2016, it seemed the world was falling apart. In June, there was the Orlando nightclub shooting, where dozens were...

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By James Hamblin When Larry Schlachter was a 31-year-old neurosurgeon, he was driving to the hospital early one morning and “just blacked out.” He crashed...

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By Yvette d'Entremont When you deeply want something to be true, that’s when you have to question it the most. I want chocolate-covered bacon to be...

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By Rebecca Searles When Tobias van Schneider slips on a virtual reality headset to play Google’s Tilt Brush, he becomes a god. His fingertips become...

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By Megan Garber and Ross Andersen This conversation discusses plot points of Arrival, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Contact. What if there’s more?...

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By Gideon Lewis-Kraus Prologue: You Are What You Have Read Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at...

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By Joseph J. Helble Consider this: In a nation that will need 1.7 million more engineering and computing professionals in less than a decade, U.S....

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By Liam Stack It’s that time of year again, folks. It’s time for the War on Christmas. What is that, you may ask? The short answer:...

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By Mary Emily O'Hara Earlier this month, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Senator Mike Lee of Utah, through his spokesperson, told Buzzfeed they plan...

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By Adam Chandler Earlier this week, the Pew Research Center released a study that analyzed over 40 years of American dietary habits. For the Bittmans,...