See how the most influential science comes in waves

Despite pre­vious research sug­gesting that most sci­en­tists make their biggest dis­cov­eries early in their career, Sinatra argues in a paper in Sci­ence today that a scientist’s most impactful publications—those with […]

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Fitness Isn’t a Lifestyle Anymore. Sometimes It’s a Cult

They are November Project’s cofounders—and they totally fit their gladiatorial-​​​​­sounding names: 6-​​​​foot-​​​​tall, bald, tat­tooed former col­le­giate rowers. Back in 2011, when the friends were trying to stay moti­vated during a […]

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Researchers sue the government over computer hacking law

Four aca­d­emic researchers who spe­cialize in uncov­ering algo­rithmic dis­crim­i­na­tion say that a decades-​​​​old fed­eral anti-​​​​hacking statute is pre­venting them from doing work to detect such dis­crim­i­na­tion. They say a provision […]

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