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September 2019

Features

‘When You Don’t Know, You Feel Alone in the World’

The odyssey of having an undiagnosed disease.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

Features

Can They Ever Catch Up?

The eldest millennials are pushing middle age, and most of them still can’t buy a house. The problems—and possible solutions—for a generation that can’t escape the Great Recession.

By

Rebecca Beyer

Departments

Book Review: Ghosts of Gold Mountain

New and Notable

By

Vanessa Hua

All Right Now

What You Don’t Know About Units of Measure

Collaborating with aliens—and one another—just got easier.

By

Mei-Lan Steimle

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