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Stories by Elizabeth Svoboda

How to Silence Cyberbullying

Cyberbullies take advantage of the unique psychology of online communities to attack, intimidate and hurt others. Here is what makes trolls tick— and how to stop them

October 23, 2014 — Elizabeth Svoboda

World-Changing Ideas

10 new technologies that will make a difference

December 1, 2011 — THE EDITORS, Elizabeth Svoboda, Christopher Mims, Francie Diep, Morgen Peck and Sarah Fecht

Nano-Size Germ Killers

Tiny knives could be important weapons against superbugs

December 1, 2011 — Elizabeth Svoboda

The Forever Health Monitor

Your smartphone can monitor your vital signs in real time, alerting you to the first sign of trouble

December 1, 2011 — Elizabeth Svoboda
World Changing Ideas 2010

World Changing Ideas 2010

Ten thoughts, trends and technologies that have the power to transform our lives

November 18, 2010 — THE EDITORS, John Pavlus, Tom Vanderbilt, Elizabeth Svoboda, Melinda Wenner Moyer and Matthew L. Wald

The DNA Transistor

A new approach to DNA sequencing could revolutionize our understanding of genetics

December 1, 2010 — Elizabeth Svoboda