Sci and Tech

Automation is not only changing jobs — it’s also changing politics. Read More...

Farm laborers, mercenaries… even management consultants. The gig economy is a lot bigger than you realize. Read More...

We often hear that the automated workplace is killing jobs. What do the people who make the robots have to say about that? Read More...

We’ve been taught that the seven deadly sins are flat out bad for us. But one neuroscientist says: everything in moderation. Read More...

The story of two brothers in 19th century France, who exploited a mechanical telegraph system to their own ends. Read More...

It sounds weird to put babies on display at a fair. But Martin Couney did, and he saved thousands of lives in the process. Read More...

Charles Darwin might have waited decades longer to offer up his theory of evolution… if he hadn’t received a panic-inducing letter from Asia. Read More...

Precision engineering makes the modern world go round. We talk to author Simon Winchester about why that wasn’t always the case. Read More...

There are four million referrals to child welfare services in America every year. How should cities and states decide which ones to respond to? Read More...

You would think that every single treatment you’re given at the hospital or doctor’s office is rooted in strong evidence, right? Not necessarily. Read More...

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