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I’m Nick Bilton, Special Correspondent for Vanity Fair, bestselling author of HATCHING TWITTER, and author of “AMERICAN KINGPIN: The Epic...

I recently wrote a true-life thriller about the rise and fall of Ross Ulbricht, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the founder of the online black market Silk Road. Through thousands of hours of research and interviews and millions of words of documents and chat logs, I was able to tell the complete story of Ross and the rise and fall of Silk Road. It all…

Geneticists trace humble apple’s exotic lineage all the way to the Silk Road. The fruit’s evolutionary history has been unpicked...

Geneticists trace humble apple’s exotic lineage all the way to the Silk Road. The fruit’s evolutionary history has been unpicked for the first time by studying a range of wild and cultivated apples from China to North America, with genetic data from 117 types, as reported in Nature Communications. View Reddit by mvea – View Source