Science and Technology

Alex Honnold

He may have already conquered El Capitan, but Alex Honnold can dream up far more daring and dangerous adventures.More

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How Ethan Smith overcame OCD and a crippling fear of self harm.More

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Science writer Sharon Begley on how anxiety drives modern day compulsions.More

Hope Jahren

Nothing makes Hope Jahren happier than tinkering in her lab, studying fossilized plants. More

Freeman Dyson

What he learned from Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr and Richard Feynman.More

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Manu Prakash invented a paper microscope that’s now being used in research labs and classrooms around the world.More

magic in the internet

Despite pining for landline telephones, writer Virginia Heffernan sees magic in the potential of the internet.More

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Why we must take care in eschewing analog imperfection in pursuit of more perfect digital sound.More

Angry person

Psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett runs a lab where she studies emotions and says that if you pay attention, everyday anger can be a source of wisdom.More

Glitched woman

Siri Hustvedt on developing voices on new platforms, all while coping with old-fashioned sexism. More

Zoe Quinn

An impromptu guide from one of our guests on how to properly secure your online life.More

Women online, under attack

Facing the costs to being a victim of online harassment, where’s the law when you need it?More

Duca V Carlson

A Teen Vogue editor finds herself arguing with Tucker Carlson. And then it gets worse.More

the face of god

Can psychedelics help you find God? Clinical psychologist Bill Richards thinks so. More

Black hole

Psychedelic drugs show remarkable promise for treating addiction and end-of-life anxiety.More

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Katherine MacLean describes her work as a skilled guide to a psychedelic trip. More

trippy mountain

Desperate for help with his PTSD, Dan Kasza took a strange brew of frog venom and ayahuasca.More

AYELET WALDMAN

How taking microdoses of LSD for a month helped her find a calm she hadn’t known for years.More

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