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June 12, 2012
June 10, 2012

An intimate video portrait of an artist who creates daily ritual by creating simple drawings with tea and ink.

June 06, 2012

The pioneering oceanographer and explorer describes walking on the ocean floor under a quarter-mile of water where light can scarcely reach.

June 06, 2012

Will black Mormons vote for Romney or Obama? Guest contributor W. Paul Reeve offers a historical perspective of African Americans in the LDS Church -- and the decisions they must make in a pivotal election year.

June 05, 2012

Of all the ideas Janna Levin presents, the most provocative and disturbing, perhaps, is her doubt that there is free will in human existence at all. She cannot be sure that we are not utterly determined by brilliant principles of physics and biology. Yet she cleaves more fiercely in the face of this belief to the reality of her love of her children and her hopes and dreams for them.

June 04, 2012

Krista and the team leave for Istanbul this weekend, and we're looking for your advice. Who are Turkish voices you'd recommend we interview while there that can speak to Turkey's secular + emerging religious identity?

June 03, 2012

A diverse panel of big thinkers demonstrate how writers and scientists can jointly explore the wide spectrum of theories and questions around storytelling.

June 02, 2012

With disruption comes reinvention, this video from the World Science Festival shows us what's in store for us tech users.

June 01, 2012

Reporting back from this year's World Science Festival: how artificial intelligence will help us deal with the unsolvable and yes even the certain.

June 01, 2012

We captured highlights of Krista's live interview via Twitter.

June 01, 2012

Put an astrobiologist and a mechanical engineer on the same stage and what do you get? One heck of an exciting conversation about how quantum physics realm holds sway and plays a pivotal role in our everyday experiences — in everything from bird navigation to our sense of smell.

May 31, 2012

What’s the line between utter brilliance and incalculable madness? Maybe it’s not a line but a shifting spectrum. Video from the World Science Festival with leading researchers James Fallon, Kay Redfield Jamison, Susan McKeown, and Elyn Saks discussing new studies showing that people with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia tend to possess higher creativity and intelligence.

May 31, 2012

Janna Levin launches a new film about Alan Turing at the World Science Festival.

May 31, 2012

Researchers are finding that students who show signs of depression clearly have different patterns of Internet use.

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