Recent developments in science and technology
John goes nuclear
George questions folk wisdom about cancer
The power of palliative care for the terminally ill
A $93,000 vaccine for prostate cancer
George surveys the latest in cancer research
Archaeological plunder and the illegal artifacts trade
Mary’s new book, “Packing for Mars”
The physics of blasting into space
What it takes to be an astronaut
The NSFW story of Enos the space chimp
Going to the bathroom in zero gravity
The prospect of a one-way mission to Mars
Can we think our way to being good?
The surprising size of moral philosophers’ library fines
Do political philosophers bother to vote?
How much do ethicists give to charity?
Is moral reflection behaviorally inert?
In search of the right kind of philosophy
Eliezer’s definition of the Singularity
Could an artificial mind solve the Middle East conflict?
Does Eliezer want to build a god?
The real doomsday scenario
What’s a purpose? And do we have one?
Eliezer vs. Bob on how to detect design