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The high speed of society has jammed your internal clock.
Suspended animation is becoming a life-saving medical procedure.
A roving meditation on nature, literature, and the joy of collecting flies.
Meet Fredrik Sjöberg, author of the sleeper hit, The Fly Trap.
A day in the war between the city and its mountains.
Anxious distillers are trying to make bourbon old before its time.
The unlikely heroes that made starlight possible.
Portable slow-light technology could measure the speed of glaciers in real time.
I don’t want to surrender to a lottery. But will I regret not playing?
The idea that some species are relics that have stopped evolving is finally going extinct.
How a star explosion may have shaped life on Earth.
People want permanent tombstones that also show decay.
Modern science and Chinese philosophy tell us similar stories about how we think.
How photographing the world’s oldest living things pushed me outside the boundaries of science.
The amazing underwater athletes are rewriting the science of the body.
Why the Great Red Spot refuses to die.
How Adam Magyar slows down in the most impatient places.
When people think about SETI, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, they imagine messages sent via radio—Jodie Foster tuning antennas, hoping to pick up signals from the “billions…Read More
If you ask Anthony Weiner, digital records—especially those on the Internet—can seem impossibly hard to get rid of. When a picture or document is reduced to a series of 1s and 0s, it…Read More
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