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      September 12, 2013Guest Blog

      Digital Natives Looking to Unplug, Connect

      Make a prediction: how would you think a student today would answer these questions? If you were creating a classroom, what would it look like?
      December 17, 2014Cross-Check

      Advice to Young Science Writers: Ask “What Would Chomsky Think?”

      I’ve been pondering my profession again lately, for several reasons: shifts in the Scientific American Blog Network; the launch of a science communication program at my school, Stevens Institute of Technology, which is closely allied with a new program in science, technology and society (STS); and finally a chat with editors at IEEE Spectrum, where [...]..
      August 23, 2016Public Health

      A Doctor's Take on Pot

      We rarely worry about marijuana. So why is it still a Schedule I drug?
      April 11, 2011Mind & Brain

      Too Hard for Science?: The sense of meaning in dreams

      In dreams, could we discover where the mysterious feeling of revelation comes from? In "Too Hard for Science?" I interview scientists about ideas they would love to explore that they don't think could be investigated...
      March 1, 2018Computing

      Intelligent Machines That Learn Like Children

      Machines that learn like children provide deep insights into how the mind and body act together to bootstrap knowledge and skills
      October 1, 2000Mind & Brain

      The Power of Memes

      Behaviors and ideas copied from person to person by imitation--memes--may have forced human genes to make us what we are today
      May 1, 2003

      The Evolution of Human Birth

      The difficulties of childbirth have probably challenged humans and their ancestors for millions of years-- which means that the modern custom of seeking assistance during delivery may have similarly ancient roots...
      November 1, 2001

      The Evolution of Human Birth

      The difficulties of childbirth have probably challenged humans and their ancestors for millions of years-- which means that the modern custom of seeking assistance during delivery may have similarly ancient roots...
      January 20, 1872

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