Sachin Rawat is a freelance science and tech writer based in Bangalore. He holds a master's degree in biotechnology. Find him on Twitter at @sachinxr.
Managers who are able to identify and understand dark salespeople can manipulate them to benefit the company. What could be more Machiavellian than that?
A two-dimensional material made entirely of carbon called graphene won the Nobel Prize in 2010. Graphyne might be even better.
This is a great improvement over the typical brew time of 12 to 18 hours.
Proponents of transhumanism make big promises, such as a future in which we upload our minds into a supercomputer. But there is a fatal flaw in this argument: reductionism.
Musical preferences are correlated with personality traits. This connection exists across cultures and continents.
The base rate fallacy may help to explain low reproducibility in various fields of science.
Symmetrical objects are less complex than non-symmetrical ones. Perhaps evolution acts as an algorithm with a bias toward simplicity.
One research group's AI-based drug discovery platform could be redesigned to discover VX nerve agent and 40,000 similar chemical weapons.
The Poisson distribution has everyday applications in science, finance, and insurance. To compare the results of some biomedical studies, more people ought to be familiar with it.