Elliot Kaye (left), chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and CPSC employees watch as an IKEA Malm model chest of drawers falls on a 28-pound dummy during a demonstration Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
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"We're on the verge of a whole new social science. It's a social science that recognizes...the complexity of the human mind." - Sendhil Mullainathan
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Randy Curtis has hemophilia. These days he regularly injects the clotting factor treatments he needs from home, as a relatively easy way of preventing the episodes of catastrophic bleeding that plagued him as a child.