science and technology

Sorry, You Won’t Be Hovering Over Paris Anytime Soon

Sorry, You Won’t Be Hovering Over Paris Anytime Soon

Though the sky is ripe for disruption with jetpacks and flying cars, we are stuck on the ground partly because we want to be.
Sorry, You Won’t Be Hovering Over Paris Anytime Soon

Sorry, You Won’t Be Hovering Over Paris Anytime Soon

Though the sky is ripe for disruption with jetpacks and flying cars, we are stuck on the ground partly because we want to be.
8 Podcasts for the Tech Curious

8 Podcasts for the Tech Curious

Following the latest innovations in science and technology may seem daunting, but these podcasts can help.
India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

The country’s plans to launch an unmanned rover into space were delayed at the last moment, but it is determined to join a select group of nations.
India’s Going to the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

India’s Going to the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

India will launch an unmanned rover into space on Monday. If successful, India will join a select group of nations capable of reaching the moon.
India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

The country’s plans to launch an uncrewed rover into space were delayed at the last moment, but it is determined to join a select group of nations.
India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped

The country’s plans to launch an uncrewed rover into space were delayed at the last moment, but it is determined to join a select group of nations.
The Racist History Behind Facial Recognition

The Racist History Behind Facial Recognition

When will we finally learn we cannot predict people’s character from their appearance?
Do Hand Dryers Hurt Kids’ Hearing? This 13-Year-Old Studied It

Do Hand Dryers Hurt Kids’ Hearing? This 13-Year-Old Studied It

Nora Keegan noticed that dryers tended to be closer to children’s ears. So she set out on a study that was eventually published in a medical journal in Canada.
Julia Serano: The Science of Gender Is Rarely Simple

Julia Serano: The Science of Gender Is Rarely Simple

A biologist and trans woman finds that sexuality and gender are rarely as straightforward
That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with “perfect” sleep.
That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with “perfect” sleep.
That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with “perfect” sleep.
That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with “perfect” sleep.
That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

That Sleep Tracker Could Make Your Insomnia Worse

Apps and trackers can flood users with confusing data, doctors say. Some warn against orthosomnia, an obsession with “perfect” sleep.
Death to the Meritocracy with Andrew Yang

Death to the Meritocracy with Andrew Yang

The 2020 contender talks Trump, jobs and higher education.
Want to See My Genes? Get a Warrant

Want to See My Genes? Get a Warrant

Should the police be able to investigate your genetic family tree for any crime, no matter how minor?
The World Is a Mess. We Need Fully Automated Luxury Communism.

The World Is a Mess. We Need Fully Automated Luxury Communism.

Asteroid mining. Gene editing. Synthetic meat. We could provide for the needs of everyone, in style. It just takes some imagination.
As Students Clamor for More on Climate Change, Portland Heeds the Call

As Students Clamor for More on Climate Change, Portland Heeds the Call

Three years after the school board passed a resolution mandating climate justice education in all public schools, a rollout may be coming.
As Students Clamor for More on Climate Change, Portland Heeds the Call

As Students Clamor for More on Climate Change, Portland Heeds the Call

Three years after the school board passed a resolution mandating climate justice education in all public schools, a rollout may be coming.