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Crying baby in a crib Sally Anscombe—Getty Images

How Our Babies Make Us Smarter

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The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.

1. Babies can’t do anything for themselves. Maybe keeping them alive is how humans got so smart.

By Beth Mole in Ars Technica

2. Civilians can’t assume the moral burdens of our nation’s warfighters, but we can share their commitment.

By Phil Klay in the Brookings Essay

3. With walkable neighborhoods, we can cut obesity and diabetes.

By Miriam Tucker in Medscape

4. Abandon the sniff test. Here’s a better way to see if your food is spoiled.

By MIT Technology Review

5. One NFL team is using robots to get the head trauma out of practice.

By Dave Szondy in Gizmag

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.


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