We have an ethical imperative to deploy artificially intelligent robots on the battlefield, says Jerry Kaplan. They keep soldiers off the battlefield and discriminate between civilian and military life.
What the difference in brain structure between liberals and conservatives? And where do our political convictions come from: rational deliberation, or biological determinism?
Geobiologist Hope Jahren: studying the natural world of plants helps us transcend our human form, find joy and meaning in life, and feel more at home in this world we all journey through.
If free will doesn't exist, is it healthier to believe it does?
Why do so many men default to saying 'I got this' when they really don't?
Siddhartha Mukherjee explores the genetics of sex and sexual identity in his new book, The Gene: An Intimate History.