Recent developments in science and technology
In praise of dark movies at Christmas
Homosexuality, the Amish, and evolution
Is the population problem solving itself?
How did Freeman Dyson become a climate skeptic?
Climate change: cries of despair and rays of hope
How many people have ever lived?
George’s California encounter with medicinal marijuana
The “decline effect” and scientists’ biases
Subtleties of scientific fraud
The dangers of seeing pictures in the clouds
Do physicists have excessively wild imaginations?
Is anthropology a science?
Kevin’s new book, “What Technology Wants”
Can technology be sentient?
How our gadgets have already made us into cyborgs
The selfishness and the generosity of our machines
Spirituality and the limits of science
Kevin’s Paradoxical God
The tumultuous history of the science of cooperation
Bonobos, chimps, and self-domestication
Inequality and maternal infanticide
Are undergrads overused as research subjects?
How dolphins deal with their friends and enemies
Running the “human zoo”