Posts in: science and art

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The frustrating quest to define consciousness

The frustrating quest to define consciousness

Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means

By | Posted June 7, 2017

VIDEO: The sword in the stomach

VIDEO: The sword in the stomach

The ancient art of sword swallowing requires an extreme level of bodily control

By | Posted February 14, 2016

Finding beauty in the clouds

Finding beauty in the clouds

Artist’s new book explores human experience of weather

By | Posted December 6, 2015

Remembering the ladies of computer innovation

Remembering the ladies of computer innovation

Walter Isaacson’s “The Innovators” and the restoration of women to their rightful place computing history

By | Posted November 11, 2014

A mummifying lake

A mummifying lake

How an African lake transforms unlucky wildlife into petrified statues

By | Posted November 26, 2013

Building our genetic identity [Image Credit: epsos.de via flickr]

Do our genetic profiles define us?

Four views on genetic identity and privacy

By | Posted October 2, 2013

Going green

Going green

The clothing industry prepares for an eco-friendly makeover

By | Posted September 13, 2012

A model on an eco-mission

A model on an eco-mission

Summer Rayne Oakes

By | Posted September 12, 2012

Friday Science Cinema

Friday Science Cinema

Because you can procrastinate for another few minutes…

By | Posted July 20, 2012

Listening to the sun on a loop

Listening to the sun on a loop

A composer pricks his ears up for NASA and helps make a discovery

By | Posted March 7, 2012

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