Sonia Shah

Sonia Shah writes about international politics and global health. She is the author of The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years (2010), called “tour-de-force history” by The New York Times, and The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World’s Poorest Patients (2006), winner of the 2008 Prix Prescrire award.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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How Is Social Media Changing Journalism?

How new platforms are transforming radio, TV, print, and digital

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The Place Where Silent Movies Sing

How an antique, wind-powered pipe organ brings films to life

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The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

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