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The Sleep Debt Collector is Here

The sleep debt collectors are coming. They want you to know that there is no such thing as forgiveness, only…

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The Man Who Controls Computers With His Mind

Listen to This Article Audio Recording by AudmTo hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download…

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Four Americans Were Infected With a Virus Variant Seen in Mink

In the first year of the pandemic, at least four people in Michigan were infected with a version of the…

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Magazine

Love is in the Air. So Is Dander.

Read more about the 2022 wedding boom in our ongoing Year of the Wedding series. On Dec. 4, 2021, Twixie…

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World

When People Take Pandemic Precautions, Gorillas Breathe Easier

The mountain gorillas that live in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park have frequent encounters with humans. On any given day, the…

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World

Answering the Call of the Wild With a Dog-Sled Trek

Our dog-sledding guide — the guy with the icicle’d beard — had already released three sets of dog teams hauling…

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Health

Is the Coronavirus in Your Backyard?

In late 2020, the coronavirus silently stalked Iowa’s white-tailed deer. The virus infected large bucks and leggy yearlings. It infiltrated…

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In New York City Sewage, a Mysterious Coronavirus Signal

Last January, a team of researchers searching for the coronavirus in New York City’s wastewater spotted something strange in their…

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Kidneys From a Genetically Altered Pig Are Implanted in a Brain-Dead Patient

Surgeons at the University of Alabama at Birmingham reported on Thursday that they had for the first time successfully transplanted…

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World

Syrian Doctor Accused of Atrocities Goes on Trial in Germany

The Syrian doctor tortured detainees — opponents of Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad — by beating them with sticks and kicking…

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