Science & Technology
A new era in drug testing will make it much harder to cheat
Fantasies created while we sleep can help treat mental disorders
Scientists who cheat are putting the efficacy and safety of many of our medicines at risk
Nasa's Mars lander has a Twitter feed; big science and astronomy may soon follow suit. Plus, the genomics of schizophrenia and shit
With the war in Afghanistan and the recent Sri Lankin onslaught against the Tamil Tigers, you could be forgiven for missing another potential flashpoint in southeast Asia. In March of this year, a...
Barbara Ward, the distinguished writer for the Economist and a close friend of Robert McNamara, told me back in 1972 that McNamara “bled inside for what he’d done in Vietnam.” Ward was cross...
At the summit meeting that opens in Italy on Wednesday the leaders of the G8 are expected to announce a “food security initiative”—an effort to reverse “the tendency of decreasing official...
China's top search engine gives us a glimpse of Google's limitations and of the future of the internet
Comedy and brain damage both show that we could all be much more creative than we think
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Jason Hickel / October 31, 2017