Why do we conserve large stretches of nature? The answer may lie in the ability of untouched ecosystems to serve as model specimens.
Linguistic models of police-civilian interactions during traffic stops reveal racial biases in the politeness of law enforcement.
Though geoengineering proposes a quick fix to climate issues, its potentially wide-reaching consequences make it difficult to test.
LIGO’s capability to detect gravitational waves allows scientists to observe celestial mergers, like binary black hole coalescence.
For all AI has grown drastically in recent years, fears that it will lead to destructive superintelligences may be unfounded.
Artificial intelligence can improve doctors’ diagnostic and predictive ability, but its use in medicine faces considerable challenges.