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The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment

By | Posted September 25, 2017

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

It turns out that the best medicine is medicine

By | Posted September 21, 2017

Artificial intelligence pioneers need to stop obsessing over themselves

Artificial intelligence pioneers need to stop obsessing over themselves

Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.

By | Posted September 18, 2017

We might have just elected a nightmare AI thought experiment

We might have just elected a nightmare AI thought experiment

Donald Trump’s campaign tactics parallel Roko’s Basilisk

By | Posted January 3, 2017

Here’s one way doctors can help patients take their medication regularly

Here’s one way doctors can help patients take their medication regularly

Patients follow medication guidelines better with decision-making training

By | Posted October 30, 2016

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Taxidermist Divya Anantharaman injects urban flair into a traditional art form

By | Posted February 20, 2016

Do animals have consciousness?

Do animals have consciousness?

The way scientists answer this animal consciousness question has a big effect not only on their research, but also your medicine cabinet

By | Posted March 6, 2015

Night at the museum

Night at the museum

De-extinction’s trials and tribulations

By | Posted October 23, 2013

Wisdom from Weisman

Wisdom from Weisman

The author suggests that empowering women could feed the future

By | Posted September 29, 2013

Popular on Netflix

Popular on Netflix

The pleasures and perils of our favorite streaming service

By | Posted December 3, 2012

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