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Even in the most psychologically taxing environment on earth, ethics training works.
November 30, 2011, 11:36 AM PST | By Christopher Mims
What is the guy who helped create AdSense doing now? He’s building a social network that can help connect you with people you don’t know who want to help you or direct you to a digital...
November 30, 2011, 10:26 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Introducing a new type of robot: a soft robot. Inspired by animals that don’t have a hard skeleton, the robot is made with soft lithography materials by the Harvard man who pioneered the...
November 30, 2011, 8:08 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Scientists finally have a way to obtain direct evidence of what our ancestors ate — which might tell us something about what we should eat today.
November 29, 2011, 11:41 AM PST | By Christopher Mims
Some of the biggest technology companies in Silicon Valley asked their users to oppose SOPA. The opponents of the bill claim it could censor the Internet and cripple chances of startups growing...
November 28, 2011, 1:15 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
NASA launched Curiosity on Saturday. The rover will search for evidence of life on the Red Planet using cameras, a robotic arm, a drill, and a laser to test rocks on Mars.
November 28, 2011, 11:36 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
I visited the Bozeman mayor at the Museum of the Rockies. Jeff Krauss talks about the importance of science for our economic future, why he is bothered by creationists, and his past as a blue...
November 27, 2011, 8:59 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Circle of Blue’s J. Carl Ganter spoke to me about the global water shortage and why he is traveling with top journalists and scientists to tell the most important story of the planet: the...
November 22, 2011, 9:03 PM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
Willow Garage’s Steve Cousins talked to me about how open source software is critical to the future of robotics. When asked about ethical issues associated with personal robotics, he...
November 21, 2011, 8:53 AM PST | By Boonsri Dickinson
If Mason’s parody video of food commercials doesn’t make you hungry, you might not be a member of the human race.
November 18, 2011, 6:15 AM PST | By Christopher Mims