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Coffee can make you behave more ethically
We have the ability to 'de-extinct' animals. Should we?
Scientists clone embryonic stem cells from a man's skin
If 40% of us think we're in the top 5%, what do the actual top 5% think?
Q&A: Why 40% of us think we're in the top 5%
How billionaires became the benefactors of science
CERN wants colossal new collider
Q&A: Matthew Hertenstein, psychology professor, on the science of people predict...
Hunker down or run? What to do after a nuclear detonation
It's official: Comedians are mad
Australia has sharks that tweet
How DNA sequencing can reduce bird strikes at airports
Q&A: Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist, on the power and purpose of the teenag...
Home organization basics from Neanderthal caves
Q&A: Geoff Deane of Intellectual Ventures Lab on ideas that solve the world's bi...