May 2010

American medical research making a big difference against a disease that hit Nicaragua’s children hard.  We defy you to watch this video without reaching for the tissues.

We have been getting a lot of questions about the meaning of Craig Venter’s accomplishment, creating self-replicating life, more or less. Joel’s been responding — this is like the creation […]

The film is set in the not-too-distant future, when an unnamed government uses lifelike cyborgs or “enhanced” humans for undercover work. One of the key cyborgs is The Major, Motoko […]

From Shirow Masamune, the award-winning creator of Appleseed and Dominion, comes “The Ghost in the Shell”, the breakthrough manga that inspired the internationally acclaimed animated film. An epic dystopian tale […]

The point is not what he says, it’s that he’s saying it in Oprah magazine. When this bastion of the ordinary is talking radical transformation, who knows what might happen […]

Emotions such as empathy and disgust might be at the root of morality, but psychologists should also study the roles of deliberation and debate in how our opinions shift over […]