No Two Human Brains Are Alike
The uniqueness of each mind is written in its ever-changing circuitry.
How Much Is the Ocean Worth?
Putting a price tag on the ocean might just save it.
A Voice for Minorities in Aquaculture
Imani Black is working to bring people of color into marine conservation and production.
The Return of New York Harbor’s Oysters
This entrepreneur plans to revive the famous urban ecosystem with a billion oysters.
Researchers Gain New Understanding From Simple AI
Language processing programs are notoriously hard to interpret, but smaller versions can provide important insights into how they work.
The Uncanny Valley of Xenobots
These tiny living robots can now replicate and evolve—and be put to work.
We’re Killing Ourselves with Work
Evolution favors less work and more leisure.
The Moon Is Underrated
New research hints at what makes Earth’s moon special.
Imaginary Numbers Are Reality
How the modern world arose from imaginary numbers.
You Can Save More Animals by Donating $100 Than Going Vegan
By now everybody’s heard about the terrible treatment that pigs and chickens get in factory farms. For many, the solution seems obvious: eat less meat. But let’s look at that solution in terms of how effective it is. According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American eats about 30 farm animals […]