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Stories from theconversation.com - Digg Digg Skip to content , or skip to search . Home Video Editions Store Search Search Search Sign In / Sign Up Advertising Animals Animation Architecture Archive Art Audio Aviation Beliefs Books Booze Business Cars Cities Comics Crime Culture Curious Cute Design Digg Dialog Digg Original Documentary Drugs Economics Education Election 2016 Explainer Fame Food Funny Gaming Gender Gross Histories Health How-To Human Nature Internet Language Late Night Law LGBT Long Reads Maps Media Movies Music Nature News Photos Politics Race Science Sex Short Film Sleep Space Sports Studies Style Technology Toys TV Video Warfare World theconversation.com RSS   theconversation.com SPEAKING THEIR LANGUAGE Is Baby Talk Actually Good For Babies? 15 diggs theconversation.com Language Education Human Nature 5w Discerning where one word stops and another begins isn’t difficult for adults who are familiar with the words of their language. But what about babies, who have almost no linguistic experience? 15 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain A CUT ABOVE THE REST Are We Saying Goodbye To The Barbershop As We Once Knew It? 16 diggs theconversation.com Culture Gender Race 9 Aug A sociologist explains the race, class and gender dynamics of the shift from old-fashioned barbershops to the new-age “men’s salon." 16 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain WHEN MACHINES CREATE CULTURE Looking For Art In Artificial Intelligence 9 diggs theconversation.com Art Technology 6 Aug “Is the person who writes the computer code that creates sonnets a poet? Is the programmer of an algorithm to generate short stories a writer?” 9 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain WHAT IS DEAD MAY NEVER DIE How Netflix Reboots Are Rescripting The Business Of TV 6 diggs theconversation.com Business Culture TV 25 Feb Online subscription video on demand services are increasingly commissioning and purchasing content for premiere screenings, rather than simply operating as aggregators of content from other sources. 6 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain 'HOW MUCH TIME HAVE I GOT, DOC?' The Problems With Predicting Survival At The End Of Life 8 diggs theconversation.com Health Science 23 Feb Predicting how long a patient will survive is critically important for them and their families to guide future planning, yet notoriously difficult for doctors to predict accurately. 8 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain LOVE WILL FIND A WAY Science Knows How You Can Find Romance This Valentine's Day 16 diggs theconversation.com Curious Culture Science 13 Feb Figuring out whether your relationship is thriving or merely surviving is daunting. In the hunt for “the one,” how can you know for sure if your partner is the type of person who’s best for you and your long-term happiness? 16 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain UNCOMFORTABLY NUMB Can We Curb The Opioid Epidemic By Rethinking Chronic Pain? 24 diggs theconversation.com Health 10 Jan Over the last few decades, medicine has witnessed a sea change in attitudes toward chronic pain, and particularly toward opioids. While these changes were intended to bring relief to many, they have also fed an epidemic of prescription opioid and heroin abuse. 24 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain TAKE NOTES... IF YOU CAN The Science Of Writer's Block 7 diggs theconversation.com Science Human Nature 19 Oct 2015 While there haven’t been any published scientific studies on people with writer’s block, we can take a few different avenues to try and determine what parts of the brain may be affected. 7 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain BRAIN TRUST Brain Activity Is As Unique And Identifying As A Fingerprint 22 diggs theconversation.com Studies Human Nature Science 13 Oct 2015 The ebb and flow of brain activity is like a fingerprint: each person has their own signature pattern. 22 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain PLANTING SEEDS OF DESTRUCTION Creative Self-Destruction And The Climate 18 diggs theconversation.com Politics Nature 29 Sep 2015 Ecologists and conservation biologists have been convinced that they have to speak the language of the market to be heard and so busy themselves with "putting a price on the environment." What we really need is activism. 18 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain CLASH OF THE TITANS The Answer To Tackling Superbugs Could Be... More Superbugs 7 diggs theconversation.com Health Science Studies 9 May 2015 Hard-to-kill bacteria or “superbugs” have become a major problem for hospitals and researchers are desperate for ways to turn the tide. 7 diggs Save Share Tweet 'nana Blacklist story Blacklist domain HEADS UP Have A Brain Tumor? The Kind Of Insurance You Have Might Make A Difference In Your Survival 10 diggs theconversation.com Health 5 May 2