Kevin Esvelt

Helping refugees - and others - generally means giving them things like blankets, clothes, and food. Radha Rajkotia thinks we should try handing out cash.

Pride (at least other people’s) can be irritating, but maybe it gets a bad rap. Jessica Tracy explains why one of the seven deadly sins could be a good thing, after all.

Advances in genetic engineering have allowed scientists to make decisions that could affect millions of people. And Kevin Esvelt thinks the public should have a voice in those decisions.

Gene technology is becoming more and more powerful… and could affect more and more people. MIT researcher Kevin Esvelt tells us why he thinks the public needs to have a say in how we use it. Read more...

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