I’m a writer, musician, and father living in the very upper Midwest with my wife, two daughters, three cats, and countless questions. I’m especially interested in animal rights, creativity, politics, the nature of things and time, and in making a worthwhile contribution. You can follow me @everyrobby.
Propofol does more than knock a patient out — it blocks neural connections.
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Flame-bearing birds streak out of mythology and straight into science.
Our bodies may fight Cas9 proteins.
The U.S. State Department’s “Countries of Concern" include North Korea, Myanmar, and more. But how close is America itself to earning a place on the list?
The fragility of digital memory could let the entire story of our time turn to sand.
A vanished people in a vanished place.