For at least two decades, the New York City Housing Authority routinely disputed tests that revealed lead in its apartments. Private landlords almost never do this

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Five big thinkers — Regina Barzilay, George Church, Jennifer Egan, Cathering Mohr, and Siddhartha Mukherjee — puzzle over the future of the future

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How two cities are tackling obesity. New York and Chicago agree: Obesity is a problem. They have really different plans to fix it

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Caring for a mother who suffers from dementia was really hard. I wish I could do it again

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Looking to the future has always defined humanity. Will AI become the best crystal ball of all?

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Finding out my father lied about his heritage has forced me to radically question who I am

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Gun violence has become a part of everyday life in America and of the work lives of doctors, nurses and first responders, too

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Research is moving fast on the divisive genetic technology, which could help to eradicate diseases but also risks altering ecosystems in unpredictable ways

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