A glance at the research reveals that there are distinct advantages to using print maps.
Meredith Broussard | Jul 9
A Google researcher looks into the mind of a computer.
Arthur I. Miller | Jul 1
High-profile failures present an opportunity to enhance public understanding and appreciation for the self-correcting nature of mainstream science.
Chad Orzel | Jun 23
"I know that I am making the right decision because whenever I think about changing my gender role, I am flooded with feelings of relief."
Ben Barres | Jun 11
A mind-bending, jargon-free account of the popular interpretation of quantum mechanics.
John Gribbin | May 20
The president’s plan to abolish slavery hinged on winning a second term — and receiving a long, expensive telegram that almost didn’t make it.
Ainissa Ramirez | May 6
The founding director of Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab and author of “Experience on Demand” explores the potential benefits of VR and the future of VR research.
The Editors | Apr 30
After bungling the 1890 census in San Francisco, economist Carl Plehn was tapped to run the Red Cross’s registration department in the wake of the city’s tragic earthquake.
Megan Finn | Apr 27
Empathy is a complex trait, like courage or height. Inevitably, some individuals inherit fewer pro-empathy genes than average.
Peter Sterling | Apr 20
In 2001, postal workers, for a brief moment, had a chance to reorganize how postal policy operated. But their health and safety was traded away in favor of cheap and fast mail.
Ryan Ellis | Apr 13