13.7: Cosmos And Culture13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Commentary On Science And Society

Indian athlete Dutee Chand has been fighting the ban for "hyperandrogenism," or the presence of high levels of testosterone in the body, that has made her ineligible to compete as a sprinter. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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Women's 200 meters respective silver and bronze medal winners from India Dutee Chand, left, and Asha Roy wave to the crowd after their race on the final day of the 2013 Asian Athletics Championship. Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Is Civilization Natural?

Commentator Adam Frank says if we're building cities that affect the entire planet, maybe it's time to start thinking about how nature and cities can evolve together.

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