Jamie Aten is an expert on the science of dealing with Really Bad Things.
Subjects who saw a Superman poster were more likely to offer help than were people who saw another image.
A paean to natural selection.
No, really! Because scientists measured it.
The extravagant splendor of the animal kingdom can’t be explained by natural selection alone. So how did it come to be?
What’s it really like in there?
Scientists are highly skeptical, but such “cosmic wanderlust” isn’t a bad thing.
On the seductive myth of information free of human judgment.
What will it take to find the biggest missing object in our solar system?
African Americans have always been innovators, despite a long-discriminatory patent system.