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Genius at Play: A Brilliant Mathematician on Tinkering, Thinkering, and the Art of Being a Professional Nonunderstander
Anatomy of thought at the fault line of invention and discovery.<p><i>“Mathematical Science,”</i> wrote Ada Lovelace in contemplating the nature of the imagination, <i>“is the language of the unseen relations between things.”</i> Few have mastered that language and transmuted it into Lovelace’s “poetical science” …
Who says it's just a holiday for humans?
WESTERN AUSTRALIA is one of the largest and most diverse states in the world with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres. A significant …
We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.National Parks
People who took capsules containing Bifidobacterium longum 1714 reported less stress and fared better on memory tests, study finds<p>A daily capsule of probiotic bacteria may help people cope with mild anxiety and memory problems, according to a small study of healthy men.<p>Those who took the …Microbiology
California is the land of dreams. Silicon Valley starts companies and Hollywood makes movies about them.<p>Here’s my pitch — <i>The Huntress</i> starring Scarlett Johansson. An angelic-looking 31-year-old Stanford dropout has turned her fear of needles into a $9 billion blood testing startup. But is her $4.5 …Silicon Valley
But lately, some of Silicon Valley's big tech investors seem to be particularly upset that journalists are questioning some of the valley's hottest startups.<p>There's a fundamental difference in point of view here. The funders see first-hand how hard it is to build something and sympathize with the …Venture Capital
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Does cancer follow the rules of math? This scientist certainly thinks so — and she's onto something.
In 2005, at the age of 22, Franziska Michor finished her doctorate in evolutionary biology at Harvard University.<p>Michor was born in Vienna, Austria, …Cancer
For most people, a regular dose of aspirin, Advil, Aleve or certain other over-the-counter painkillers can reduce the risk of<p>colorectal cancerby about one-third. But for some people, these same pills make colorectal cancer more likely.<p>Now researchers have figured out a way to tell these two groups …