A Political and Literary Forum
Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.
What constitutes a good death? On end-of-life care and assisted suicide.
F. M. Kamm
Many visions of the future proliferate in Silicon Valley. Which one is worth fighting for?
Global capitalism is no longer simply characterized by uneven development, it is characterized by uneven disaster.
Of the pioneers who drove the information technology revolution, Claude Shannon may have been the most brilliant. A new book resurrects his legacy.
Tech billionaires love to declare the death of liberal arts, but could they instead be the future of Silicon Valley?
From the Great Lakes to the Flint River, we have devastated our waters through negligence, lethargy, and good intentions.
It is no longer necessary to feel ill in order to be ill.
Christopher J. Phillips
Biodiversity should be maintained by using it, not by storing it under ice.
Despite the risks, Chinese social media users are beating online censorship.
Greg Distelhorst, Diana Fu, Yue Hou
The U.S. turns a blind eye on the murder of environmentalist Berta Cáceres.
The resolution of a tantalizing hint of new physics discovered last year.
The Higgs boson was just the beginning of what CERN might find.
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William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
Charles Sabel, David G. Victor
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