Adam Rogers

Wired

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Editor for Wired Magazine and author of Proof: The Science of Booze

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Los Angeles was once America's economic success story, but its economy is now just 25th in the nation, while the San Francisco Bay Area is Number One.

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Ever since scientists discovered they could tamper with genetic material, people have questioned whether the technology is too powerful and too dangerous to unleash on the world.

Editing Your DNA: The Promises and the Risks

Ever since scientists discovered they could tamper with genetic material, people have questioned whether the technology is too powerful and too dangerous to unleash on the world.

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The holidays are about a lot of things: Peace, togetherness, sharing, giving, and, of course, drinking.

A Scientific History of Booze

The holidays are about a lot of things: Peace, togetherness, sharing, giving, and, of course, drinking.

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