Some fish evolved legs and walked onto the land. Right?
Artificial intelligence model detects asymptomatic Covid-19 infections through cellphone-recorded coughs
The researchers trained the model on tens of thousands of samples of coughs, as well as spoken words.
A group of at least 20 kids in Spain gets a rare illness with historical roots.
Jody Greenstone Miller is founder and CEO of Business Talent Group. She’s seen companies lose great people simply because of the way management assumes a job must be structured: To […]
Comprehensive new study of economic history paints a frightening future.
Being an American president is a powerful but dangerous job, a fact shown by many assassination attempts.
Journalist Claire Shipman discusses the role authenticity plays in the manifestation and expression of confidence. Shipman is co-author of the 2014 book The Confidence Code.
Many things puzzled the British student, on exchange somewhere on the Continent: what people ate, how they dressed, why they drove on the right. But nothing more so than the […]
Siri’s underlying technology is designed "to solve a different, simpler variant of the human language problem" than Watson.
Martin Heidegger called Socrates “the purest thinker” in the West, which, I gather, doesn’t necessarily mean the best thinker. The sign of Socrates’ purity is not writing down his thoughts, […]
Why can we face up to our inconsistencies in the past but not expect more in the future?
Art theft is a terrible problem worldwide. Aside from robbing the public of enjoying the great works of the past, art theft often leads to damage to the art and […]
With SETI's search for extraterrestrial life running on all cylinders again, two questions must be raised: How do we make contact? And how do we make meaningful contact? Big Think asked Bill Nye, aka, 'The Science Guy,' who heads The Planetary Society.
Carl Sagan’s Legacy: Scientists as Consultants in Hollywood, Discussion and Film Screening at American University, Washington D.C.
Readers in the Washington, DC area may be interested in this free event coming up at American University this week Thurs. Oct. 27 and sponsored by the School of Communication. […]
Readers in the Washington, DC area may be interested in this free event coming up at American University on Thurs. Oct. 27 and sponsored by the School of Communication. A […]
My commentary onthe transportation needs of an aging America (How to Avoid a Surge of Shut-Ins)appeared October 20, 2010 in the New York Times Opinion section Room for Debate. I […]
In 2004, when California voters approved a $3 billion dollar funding program for embryonic stem cell research, all eyes turned to the Golden State as the new national center for […]