Are virtual assistants teaching children to be nasty?
For relatives who live far apart, holiday rituals may be the glue that holds the family together.
NASA’s SOFIA mission is upgraded and back in action, and the Cigar Galaxy makes a perfect target. In theory, cold, neutral gas is the key to stars and galaxies. A visualization […]
Be honest. Nobody’s listening. How happy are you?
NewSpace is no stranger to challenge, whether above the clouds or in legislation. One particularly ornery obstacle is the US International Traffic and Arms Regulation, commonly known as ITAR. (Please […]
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The gap between invention and implementation is beset by a bias: when in doubt we prefer the status quo, even when solutions to deficiencies are apparent. Is it any wonder […]
Ethan Nadelmann, a leading expert on drug policy, sees evidence that Obama is willing to move in "a somewhat new direction" on drug policy.
Who will you put your money on -- Richard Brandson, Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk?
The interdisciplinary approach both to research and learning is starting to gain favor again because small and nimble research labs are proving that they have a method for speeding the pace and reducing the cost of discovery.
Small and nimble research labs are proving that they have a method for speeding the pace and reducing the cost of discovery.
Investors and policy makers should tap into the economic potential of cities in emerging markets.
Just in time for the holidays, the Hubble Space Telescope has delivered an amazing view of a cosmic event that is being called the “Holiday Snow Angel.” The image captures […]
What do you do when your Presidential campaign is floundering and your support has collapsed in the polls? I’m not sure. That’s why political strategists are paid the big bucks. […]
From an evolutionary perspective, our quickness to judge faces certainly makes sense. We need to know if someone is friend or foe, if he is strong or weak, if we can trust him or not. And we need to know quickly, before something bad happens. But is that quickness still as good when it determines national political outcomes?