"Science vs Football"
Materials scientist Ainissa Ramirez never connected with her brothers' love of football until she unexpectedly ends up writing a book about it.
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Stephen McCarthy
Certainty in a cult (explicit)
Science provides an insight for Stephen McCarthy, whose unusual upbringing started when his parents were told to marry by the Reverend Sun Myung Moon.
Anna Rothschild
Feeling love in your gut (explicit)
Anna Rothschild tells the most adorably gross love story you'll ever hear.
Scott Aaronson
A Turing Phase
Scott Aaronson's love of video games led him to discover a world, and an identity, he didn't know existed.
Amy Harmon
18 months of learning to communicate (explicit)
New York Times reporter Amy Harmon is making no progress on her story about an autistic man trying to live and work independently -- until she finds a way to reconnect with her subject matter.
Robin Abrahams
A rabbit's personality
A neighbor's gift of two baby rabbits leads Robin Abrahams to a new view of, and fascination with, personality.
Lawrence David
An extreme self-study (explicit)
Having lost his ambition to be a scientist, Lawrence David embarks on one more research project -- to collect and study his poop. Every day. For a year.
Abby Pond
A quiet moment
When her dad is diagnosed with cancer, Abby Pond is sent on a journey home, across the world, and into a new science.
Arran Frood
A therapeutic trip (explicit)
Arran Frood is a science writer who specializes in writing about studies of psychedelic drugs, but a routine story turns personal when he finds himself in a study of MDMA and therapy.
Adam Wade
Volcanic chemistry
In high school, Adam Wade falls for his lab partner, but is led astray by dreams of golf team greatness.
Heather Swain
The last hours of a rabid woman
When Heather Swain is told she has rabies, that turns out to be the least strange part of her experience.