A new Pew Research survey of 22 countries finds that while people around the world firmly support equal rights for men and women, many believe men should still get preference in jobs and education. “In both developing countries and wealthy ones, there is a pronounced gap between a belief in the equality of the sexes and how that translates into reality.”
Your life’s memories could, in principle, be stored in the universe’s structure.
The volcano’s historic eruption preserved an ancient library, but rendered its content illegible. A public competition aims to change that.
It’s not just fun: DNA origami has the potential to revolutionize engineering at the nanoscopic scale.
The essential element needed for innovation is creative dissonance — and the keys to unlocking it were forged by bankers in Italy.
Consciousness isn’t just a problem for philosophers. On this episode of Dispatches, Kmele sat down with scientists, a mathematician, a spiritual leader, and an entrepreneur, all trying to get to the heart of “the feeling of life itself.”