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Science Gets Down With Miles Davis and Bernini

Analyzing music and sculpture in the digital age.

What’s the Sound of Personhood?

Opening locked minds with music.

Paper Versus Pixel

The science of reading shows that print and digital experiences are complementary.

The Box That Built the Modern World

How shipping containers made distance irrelevant.

Getting Straight to the Site of Disease

Nanomedicine is going to battle against brain disease in Iraq veterans.

Roadmap to Alpha Centauri

Pick your favorite travel mode—big, small, light, dark, or twisted.

Frack ’er Up

Natural gas is shaking up the search for green gasoline.

The Fast Food Fruit

The banana’s journey from the plantation to you is one long science project.

Joys of Noise

The reliability of some technologies depends on just the right amount of randomness.