On the science of cultured meat and other non-sentient meat options, as well as the mismatch between health organization advice on healthy diet and our increasing demand for protein.
"Observation period complete. Collect the chosen."
How is animal intelligence defined and measured, what evolutionary pressures are believed to result in intelligence, and what, if anything, makes human beings special?
Gene editing will soon be used to control human evolution. We must start discussing the potential consequences of this so that we can make better decisions for our collective future.
We are all participating in the evolution of human thought. It is with this in mind that I consider science news, and how the quality of the news we choose... read more →
Although the idea of the spiritual malady came to me through reading about Alcoholics Anonymous, I believe it is a concept any person can connect with whether or not they... read more →
Back in May, I was walking down Crescent Lawn on the UC Berkeley campus when I saw a food delivery robot coming my way. It was only about two feet... read more →
Sand is, indeed, just a bunch of tiny rocks. It is also one phase of the endlessly churning rock cycle that has been shaping the surface of our earth for the last... read more →