Understanding Planet-Wide Danger
The way Americans metabolized the global threat of nuclear war has had lasting effects on how we think about our newest global threat: climate change.
Bioethics: Key Concepts and Research
Two experts in bioethics have curated a reading list of over 20 JSTOR sources on selected issues like: gene-editing, research and treatment, reproduction, disability, genetics, genealogy and race.
How Marie Curie Claimed Credit for Her Scientific Work
Marie Curie was the first major woman scientist to get full credit for her scientific contributions.
The Problem With Nuclear Fusion
For decades physicists have pursued a long-shot approach to clean power—nuclear fusion.
We Didn’t Start the Fire (Neanderthals Did)
Fire was once thought to be a strictly human technology, but new discoveries show that Neanderthals could wield it.
Games of Artificial Intelligence
Chess and artificial intelligence have been matched almost since the beginning of AI research, but now there's a new game in town.
Planet or Not, Pluto is Amazing
Pluto might not be a planet, but the results of the New Horizons mission flyby tell it is still a pretty cool place. And cold!
Interview with Alondra Nelson: Race + Gender + Technology + Medicine
Alondra Nelson studies gender and black studies at the intersection of science and technology.