But most city dwellers weren't seeing the science — they were seeing something out of Blade Runner.
A small percentage of people who consume psychedelics experience strange lingering effects, sometimes years after they took the drug.
The fine Facebook just paid was huge, but many in tech say it wasn't nearly enough to protect your data.
The FBI has been called to investigate it.
After Kepler but before James Webb, TESS is preparing astronomers for the coming exoplanet revolution. There are always new discoveries and achievements occurring in science, and certain fields have experienced […]
"At times, it seems as if we are condemned to try to understand our own time with conceptual frameworks more than half a century old." Historian Niall Ferguson says it's time for an update.
It isn’t just the morality that’s dubious in the newest iteration of Star Trek. “If I die trying but I’m inadequate to the task to make a course change in the […]
Its 18 large, segmented golden mirrors aren’t even the whole story. But how much gold is really in there? “Hey, if our eyes could access the infrared part of the light […]
About the ethical and legal issues surrounding post-mortem sperm collection.
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech, via http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2007/cloudy_world.html. Catch MIT scientist Sara Seager take you to the cutting edge and into the future, with a live blog (plus commentary) right here! “Hundreds or […]
Long used to identify criminals and missing children, facial recognition may soon be used by physicians to map a patient's aging and estimate his/her lifespan. As you may imagine, insurance companies are following the developing technology very closely.
Over at “Mind Matters”, my fellow blogger David Berreby offers an intriguing post Is Individual Liberty Over-Rated about some some new discussion of an old theme that I also […]
In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to share an article written by my former colleague Ross Robertson for EnlightenNext magazine called “A Brighter Shade of Green: Rebooting Environmentalism for the 21stCentury.” […]
With Easter and Passover on the minds of so many millions of Christians and Jews this weekend, so are the deeper themes of renewal, promise, and liberation that these religious […]
To be or not to be Scandinavian, that might be the question soon enough for Scotland, if it decides to become independent. For the time being, Scotland is still a […]
Want to have a great experience at the 2011 ISTE Conference? Here are 7 tips to get you started… Approach every vendor booth and presentation with one question in mind: […]
Like many urban rivers, the South Platte in Denver is not always easy to get to. City officials have done a fair job of creating walking and biking paths along […]
It only has one job: instil map readers with fear and revulsion.
A limited-edition map celebrated the coincidence of a patriotic occation with a pig-centric one.