AI Is Terrible at Detecting Misinformation. It Doesn’t Have to Be
A look at Elon Musk’s predicament at Twitter, and how AI might help.
Where Have All the Snow Crabs Gone?
Eleven billion crabs vanished. Is climate change really to blame?
The Mystery of the Blue Whale Songs
Earth’s largest animals are singing in ever-lower tones, and nobody knows why.
Does Consuming Cannabis Boost Creativity?
One question for Christopher Barnes, a professor of organizational behavior at the University of Washington.
Coral Restoration Goes Big
Saving reefs is possible—but there are challenges.
Is AI Art Really Art?
What it will mean to be moved by an AI’s mindless creativity.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Uncertainty
I now realize Heisenberg and Schrödinger are less like physicists and more like therapists.
Do Political Ads Influence Voting Behavior?
One question for Donald Green, a political scientist at Columbia University.
How It Feels to Surf the World’s Biggest Wave
Riding Earth’s mighty forces in Nazaré, Portugal.
Why Your Brain Isn’t Into the Future
What you can’t imagine clearly, you value less.