GENOCRACY

GENOCRACY focuses on the recent advancements of genetic technologies as well as the socio-political and cultural implications that follow. The private company 23andMe offers a low cost, genetic testing product that markets itself as empowering the individual with his/her genetic…

Inside the World of the Iceman

Wim Hof first caught the attention of scientists when he proved he was able to use meditation to stay submerged in ice for 1 hour and 53 minutes without his core body temperature changing. Since then, he’s climbed Mount Everest…

Black Hole Hunters

From The New York Times: Astronomers hope the Event Horizon Telescope, a synchronized network of radio antennas as large as the Earth, will take the first ever picture of a black hole, an abyss so deep no light can escape.

Animated Life: Pangea

This animated documentary from The New York Times’ Op-Docs Series tells the story of polar explorer Alfred Wegener, the unlikely scientist behind continental drift theory.

Prozac: Revolution in a Capsule

The New York Times Retro Report: When Prozac was introduced in 1988, the green-and-cream pill to treat depression launched a cultural revolution that continues to echo.

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