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Remembering One of the Greatest Science Writers of All Time
Remembering One of the Greatest Science Writers of All Time

From Darwin to baseball, or what Nabokov’s butterflies have to do with living the American dream.

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Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”: A Neuropsychology Reading
Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”: A Neuropsychology Reading

Unpacking the lyrics of the iconic happiness anthem to find surprising science-tested insights on well-being.

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Culturomics: What We Can Learn from 5 Million Books
Culturomics: What We Can Learn from 5 Million Books

How to put your “beft” foot forward, or what the algorithm of censorship has to do with 1950.

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7 Nonfiction Children’s Books Blending Whimsy and Education
7 Nonfiction Children’s Books Blending Whimsy and Education

From typography to tsunamis by way of quantum physics, or what Langston Hughes has to do with LEGO.

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The Story of the Millennium Seed Bank Project + Gorgeous Vintage Seed Catalog Cover Artwork
The Story of the Millennium Seed Bank Project + Gorgeous Vintage Seed Catalog Cover Artwork

What 30 double-decker buses have to do with biodiversity and our dinner parties of the future.

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Public Science Triumphs: Cat-Inspired Computing of the Future
Public Science Triumphs: Cat-Inspired Computing of the Future

Why your cat is 83 times smarter than your computer, or how government funding can bridge the gap.

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