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The Epic History of the Horse

Science journalist and equestrian Wendy Williams talks about her new book The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion  

December 10, 2015 — Steve Mirsky and Wendy Williams

Why More Scientists Are Needed in the Public Square

The president of one of the country's leading research university systems argues that the academic community has to make sure researchers and scientists engage with the general public

October 13, 2015 — Janet Napolitano President, University of California and The Conversation US

What Makes a Prodigy?

Insights from psychology into the origins of extreme ability

September 22, 2015 — David Z. Hambrick