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Rooms for getting better

“The Patient Room 2020 mock-up is very high tech, but it’s not about that,” Dina Battisto says. “It’s about restoring hope and comfort and control to patients and their families.”

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Material advantage and the power of light

Fiber optics spread the Internet around the globe, but the science of light is just warming up. And so is the science of rust.

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The cabinet of curiosity

Drew began to see the landscape in new ways. It could still be personal and lovely, but now there was also conflict, powerful new technology, and layers of documentation: data sets and scientific symbols, lines on maps.

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A bit dense

Psychologist Jim McCubbin knew last fall that news of his research had gone viral. Still, he was surprised when it made it to Saturday Night Live.

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water for Cange

A few years ago the people of Cange, Haiti needed water. Some of them had to walk a thousand feet down the mountain and climb back up lugging forty-pound buckets.

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food fight

JoAnna Gorcesky admits she’s a little bit nervous about the big shootout in San Antonio. “I have dreams about it,” she says. “Not the good kind.”

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