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Science-themed e-books and mobile apps are beginning to account for a significant segment of the digital marketplace — and that segment is growing. » 2/21/12 12:39pm 2/21/12 12:39pm

What made Cordwainer Smith the perfect man to describe cyborg…

Celebrated SF author Cordwainer Smith grew up among anti-imperial revolutionaries in China, then became a master of psychological warfare. Over at PLoS blog Neurotribes, Steve Silberman has a terrific article about Smith and his cyborg masterpiece "Scanners Live In Vain." » 9/21/10 2:51pm 9/21/10 2:51pm

What happened when Oliver Sacks started to hallucinate

Over at NeuroTribes, a new blog in the just-born science blog network at PLoS (it's one for your feed reader), Steve Silberman has an exclusive interview with celebrated neuroscientist Oliver Sacks. For the first time, Sacks is speaking out about the illness that nearly cost him his eyesight - a topic that he treats… » 9/01/10 2:00pm 9/01/10 2:00pm