Anti-aging expert Aubrey de Grey came through Big Think Friday afternoon looking not a bit older than when he first appeared on our site, in December 2007. He was in New York for the two-day Singularity Summit at the 92nd Street Y. We interviewed him for an hour and then joined him for a pre-singularity soiree that lasted until early this morning. Among the many reasons he gave for devoting his career to defeating aging was a sobering economic one: in the last year of our lives, Americans spend as much on medical care as they spend on doctors in all the years up to then combined.
Seventy-five years after the anomaly's discovery, scientists have finally figured out why sea levels are so much lower here.
Biology plays an important role in emotional reactions, but neuroscientist Kristen A. Lindquist posits that our culture is just as influential.
Ancient organic chemistry.
“Only a narcissist would want to become president.” This is the psychology of an authoritarian unpacked.
You’ve heard the hullaballoo about recent legislative steps toward a carbon market. To which John Kerry responded last week, of his new climate bill, with a defensive: “I don’t know […]