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Science Tools Anyone Can Afford
Why Manu Prakash, inventor of the origami microscope, is driven to make science inexpensive.
Nanette Byrnes, senior editor, Business Reports

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You won’t believe why even seemingly reputable sites surround their stories with those trashy links! Actually, you probably will.
—Linda Lowenthal, copy chief

Video Games That Embrace Irony and Death
In praise of video games that don’t let a character die multiple times.
Brian Bergstein, deputy editor

If a Bubble Bursts in Palo Alto, Does It Make a Sound?
An interesting essay on the tech-company bubble and what would happen should it burst.
Will Knight, news and analysis editor

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Robots are now drawing.
—J. Juniper Friedman, editorial assistant

21 Social Media Tips You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner
A quick and useful cheat sheet  for getting more utility out of some popular social platforms.
—Kyanna Sutton, senior Web producer

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