Nuclear proliferation in the 21st century should force the United States to reconsider whether the principle of deterrence actually promotes stability and peace.
Lavish electronic-book projects point toward the pinnacle of the medium.
Scientists and the journals that publish them have a difficult time admitting to mistakes. That does real harm to both their disciplines and the public.
Long preoccupied with technology, David Hockney is exploring a new artistic medium that uses high-definition cameras, screens, software, and moving images to capture the experience of seeing.
Online services set content free from the physical world's constraints—including those that have defined the very idea of possession.
Politicians and policy experts talk as if climate change can be an afterthought in energy policy. They should think again.
The former CTO of Microsoft has created a gigantic guide to kitchen science that could transform the way we eat.
Putting a computer on Jeopardy! warps the public understanding of what artificial intelligence is and how science is done.
It's time to consider price when evaluating new drugs.
Applications that overlay information on smart-phone screen views will change the way we interact with the world around us.