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A New Stage Play Tackles Athletes and Concussions
“Headstrong” looks at the high price some athletes pay for staying in the game.
Designing the Pied Piper of Fish
Maurizio Porfiri designed a robotic fish that attract real fish. Now heâ€™s trying to understand why.
How Buffett’s Cancer Is Shaping National Dialogue
One journalist says Warren Buffettâ€™s decision to treat prostate cancer sets a bad precedent.
Mining Quarries Millions of Miles from Earth
A company aims to expand the worldâ€™s natural resource base by mining asteroids.
An Astronaut Explores NASA’s Scientific Frontiers
Astronaut and astrophysicist John Grunsfeld leads NASA’s investigations of Earth–and beyond.
The Idea Factory: How Bell Labs Created the Future
Jon Gertner writes of how Bell Labs became a hotspot for innovation in The Idea Factory.