Ideas
August 26, 2015 12:01 PM EDT
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1. Could a ‘black box’ that records everything in an operating room reduce deaths?

By Tom Jackman in the Washington Post

2. Want to save New Orleans from the next Hurricane Katrina? Give up on taming the Mississippi River.

By Mark Fischetti in Scientific American

3. Soon we could diagnose breast cancer without a biopsy.

By Jade Boyd at Rice University

4. Here’s how to suck carbon out of the air and make stuff.

By Mike Orcutt in MIT Technology Review

5. Why aren’t more moms coaching?

By Risa Isard in Raising Arizona Kids

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