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Sep 18, 2013
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Sep 10, 2013
You could argue that two trends are in a state of modern collision. Women are hitting puberty earlier than they used to, and their breasts are arriving in larger sizes.  There's a complex matrix of factors making this happen. Average bra size in the fifties was a B. A British bra manufacture... read more
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Sep 9, 2013
We were recently shocked by the suicide of a 15-year-old Greenwich High School student after his first day of school. But the numbers prove thi... read more
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Sep 6, 2013
Ever been caught doodling during a meeting a work? A boring class? You’re not alone. Did you get yelled at? “Get your head in the game! You’re dist... read more
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Sep 3, 2013
On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits Our lives are composed of millions of choices, ranging from trivial to life-changi... read more
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Sep 3, 2013
What is time? This deceptively simple question is the single most important problem facing science as we probe more deeply into the fundamenta... read more
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Aug 29, 2013
Lyme disease gets its name from the Connecticut town, and it’s always been a problem here...but it’s spreading, as far North as Maine and south dow... read more
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Aug 29, 2013
We all know love matters, but today, positive emotions expert Barbara Fredrickson joins Faith to show us just how much. Even more than happiness an... read more
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Aug 28, 2013
The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery—these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment bree... read more
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Aug 28, 2013
Today: The way the thoughts we have and the decisions we make are influenced by forces that aren't always in our control. Why are people named... read more
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Aug 23, 2013
Connecticut’s Governor has talked openly about his developmental struggles. He's also one in five people who has dyslexia. It’s a developmental rea... read more
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Aug 21, 2013
Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right by Jennifer Burns Worshipped by her fans, denounced by her enemies, and forever shadow... read more
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Aug 15, 2013
In 1978, Indian prime minister Moraji Desai flustered Dan Rather during a Sixty Minutes interview by describing his health practice of drinking his... read more
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Aug 15, 2013
You've probably heard of Google Glass - the computer you wear like eyeglasses. The computer display is right in front of your eyes, and is navigate... read more
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Aug 13, 2013
When Americans get older, two things often happen. Some are forced into a life where everyone around them is the same age, in an assisted livin... read more
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Aug 7, 2013
Earlier this year, Governor Dannel Malloy named Edith Prague the Commissioner of the state’s Department on Aging. The 87-year-old previously se... read more
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Jul 30, 2013
If you've ever read a book on an e-reader, unleashed your inner rock star playing Guitar Hero, built a robot with LEGO Mindstorms, or ridden in a v... read more
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Jul 30, 2013
Prescription painkillers have become the most widely-used drugs in America, and the Centers for Disease Control says that deaths from overdose are... read more
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Jul 30, 2013
Home birthing? Doulas? Midwives? Hypnobirthing? Prenatal massage? Today, we’re talking about alternative birthing. Fifty years ago, it was pret... read more
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Jul 29, 2013
The recent early retirements of four US nuclear reactors, because they’re too expensive to keep up, has some wondering how much longer the two work... read more
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