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Here’s how to encourage new medical innovation, says genetic researcher Geoffrey Siwo: Join forces with the people who need innovation the most, all over the world.

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Only ten percent of art-school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe dream?

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A memorable conversation with Oliver Sacks reveals what might have been his greatest attribute: undying curiosity.

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Living through a sexual assault is bad enough — what makes things worse is a broken legal system that routinely ignores, loses and even destroys crucial evidence, an institutional injustice that one legal-system survivor set out to fix.

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The work of artist Sanford Biggers walks a fine line between poetic and provocative, brilliantly sparking discussions about race, violence and fallen heroes.

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An advocate for educational video games realizes that our kids might actually learn more from Civilization, Minecraft, Call of Duty and World of Warcraft.

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R. Luke DuBois browsed 19 million American dating-site profiles, figured out the most popular unique word used in every zip code and re-mapped the whole country accordingly.