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Baby Genes to Be Mapped at Birth in Medical First
“Could genome sequencing newborns give valuable insight or do harm?”
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The link between fracking and earthquakes.
Brian Bergstein, deputy editor

Apple Watch Review: A Day in the Life
A week of wearing the Apple Watch shows it can help you spend less time checking your phone – but suffers from sluggishness.
Tom Simonite, San Francisco bureau chief

Materials Science: The Hole Story
Metal-organic frameworks—promising materials for gas storage, separation, and catalysis—are finally nearing commercial relevance.
Mike Orcutt, research editor

Amy Robinson Is Her Own Best Laboratory
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How the Computer Got Its Revenge on the Soviet Union
An incisive history lesson on the intersection of ideology and technology in the mid-20th-century USSR.
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