Sara Hendren

Sara Hendren is an artist, researcher, and writer based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She edits Abler and lectures at the Rhode Island School of Design.

  • An Ethics for the Future of Genetic Testing

    An Ethics for the Future of Genetic Testing

    As testing becomes more advanced, how should expecting parents weigh the information they have about a fetus with the information they don't?

  • The White Cane as Technology

    A conversation with scholar Georgina Kleege about what her cane tells her, how tech designers should think about visual impairments, and why "bluetooth shoes for the blind" are a terrible idea

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Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

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What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

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Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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