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What's the Universe Made Of? Preview
Peer into the universe’s deep unknowns to explore the mysteries of dark matter and energy.
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Physics Is a Never-Ending Puzzle
Physics rarely yields finite answers, but that doesn’t deter scientists.
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Profile: Priya Natarajan
Astrophysicist Priya Natarajan has loved atlases and maps since she was a little girl.
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Can Gene Therapy Cure Cancer?
CAR-T Gene Therapy is a new treatment for some forms of Leukemia and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
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Bringing Back Woolly Mammoths
Mixing mammoth and elephant genes could be the key to saving the Arctic.
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How does CRISPR work?
CRISPR makes gene editing faster, cheaper, and easier than ever before. Here's how.
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Can We Make Life? Preview
A revolution in gene editing enables scientists to create and edit DNA like never before.
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Profile: Kevin Esvelt
Kevin Esvelt's on a mission to eradicate Lyme disease on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.
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Profile: Rana el Kaliouby
Rana el Kaliouby wants to humanize technology with artificial emotional intelligence.
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Meet the Robots at Amazon
Will robots take over the world?
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Can We Build a Brain? Preview
How does today’s artificial intelligence actually work—and is it truly intelligent?
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What is a Neural Net?
Neural nets have revolutionized the AI industry for years. But what exactly are they?
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Using Artificial Intelligence to Diagnose Melanoma
A deep learning system has learned to accurately identify skin cancers in photographs.
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Profile: Jason Kalirai
Astrophysicist Jason Kalirai observes stars and searches for habitable planets.
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Can We Use Pollution to Find Aliens?
The hunt for pollution in other planets’ atmospheres may determine whether we are alone.
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Are We Alone? Preview
Hunt for clues in the universes to answer one of humanity’s biggest questions.
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The Mystery of Tabby’s Star
Tabby’s star flickers erratically and no one knows why—could it be an alien megastructure?
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What's Living in You? Preview
Discover how a world of microbes living in and on you can make you sick.
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Six Microbes Living in You
Microbes colonize our skin, guts, and bodies—but we wouldn’t be ourselves without them.
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Can Cat Poop Make You Crazy?
Toxoplasma, a parasite found in cat waste, takes over the brain.
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Profile: Jack Gilbert
Jack Gilbert studies the effects of the microbiome on the human body and mind.
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Giving Birth to a Botfly
Could you love a baby botfly?
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The Secrets of Spider Seduction
Can scientists stomach hours of spider sex in order to understand their language?
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What are Chimps Saying?
Chimps have their own rich world of communication.
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