John Cuneo

The dangers of chronic stress are well-known. But not all stress is bad, researchers say. And they are beginning to spread the word that we should stop stressing so much about stress.

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    The God Project

    Genomic technologies now make possible the resurrection of long-gone animals. Stewart Brand is working with scientists to bring them back, inviting ethicists to examine why.

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    A Chill in the Air

    Political science professor Michael McFaul is a renowned Russia expert with decades of experience in the country. But when he arrived in Moscow as the U.S. ambassador, Vladimir Putin made sure his wouldn’t be a trouble-free tenure.