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Six Topics in Science That Scored Big in 2014

Originally published on Inside Philanthropy, Dec. 31, 2014. Science philanthropy had a bit of a moment in 2014, with some major news stories, plus a growing sense that wealthy donors are gaining influence in an area fueled by public funds. [...]

January 4, 2015 Science & Environment
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The Quest to Link Up Large-Scale Brain Research

Originally published on Inside Philanthropy, August 8, 2014. The problem of neuroscience has rapidly been shifting from not enough information, to more than we know what to do with, or at least can handle collectively. Some major funders hope to [...]

August 11, 2014 Uncategorized
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How my computer crisis was like a predator attack

Having never experienced a true computer emergency, it’s been easy to consider myself immune from them. It’s like how I had never missed a flight until I was almost 30, and thought I had some kind of superpower. But once [...]

October 3, 2012 Blog, Geek, Science & Environment, Writing
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Blogger hacked his brain’s perception of time

Matt Danzico has concluded that he lived 14 hours, 43 minutes and 29 seconds more than everyone else in 2011. That’s about two-and-a-half minutes of extra perceived life each day. If you buy into the premise of the amateur self-experimentation [...]

February 16, 2012 Science & Environment, Writing