How do organisms that are so sedentary end up being so incredibly widely dispersed?
Thom van Dooren | Mar 20
How parenting became "optimized" and made mothers miserable.
Jessica Clements & Kari Nixon | Mar 16
Both acoustic and metaphorical, echo evokes the void left by what had been and is no longer.
Amit Pinchevski | Mar 13
How will future generations come to be? There is no straightforward answer.
Donna J. Drucker | Mar 9
Horoscopic prediction is an inherently uncertain field, as Italian polymath Gerolamo Cardano had occasion to confirm more than once.
Frank Gonzalez-Crussi | Mar 6
Though he did not anticipate the power of symbolic mathematics, by invoking the example of codebreaking, the 17th-century philosopher prepared for the later union of mathematics with experimental science.
Peter Pesic | Feb 27
Unlike the provocative grand gesture more common in late-20th-century art, Cornell’s work rewards, and almost commands, the stillness of solitary reflection.
Catherine Corman | Feb 24
A short story from the celebrated Argentinian poet and writer’s new collection “Little Joy.”
Cecilia Pavón | Feb 20
The history of the total artificial heart is punctuated with both brilliant innovation and continual clinical failure.
Sian E. Harding | Feb 14
The goal is not to expose the “slipups” of the masters but to understand the human brain.
Roberto Casati & Patrick Cavanagh | Feb 13