Ideas
January 12, 2016 12:01 PM EST
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1. Facebook makes us think we’re right — regardless of the facts.

By Cass R. Sunstein in Bloomberg View

2. We need a conservation corps for the 21st century.

By Michael Bennet and John Bridgeland at CNN

3. The discovery of an enzyme that stops excess sugar from becoming fat could change lives for diabetics (and you and me).

By the University of Montreal

4. It’s taken a long time, but technology is finally disrupting the Iowa Caucuses.

By Issie Lapowsky in Wired

5. Could this rapidly-spreading mosquito-borne virus threaten U.S. and global health?

By Kevin Loria in Tech Insider

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