Phenomena like the comet Hale-Bopp can reinspire us to communicate with and enlighten one another.
Revealing how computers can provide hope amid poverty, children in one urban community are posting their drawings, poems, and other creations on the Net.
Score one for the scientific community, which banded together to stop a proposed intellectual-property treaty that would have privatized huge stores of knowledge.
The ability to churn out ever greater volumes of information in a variety of formats has exceeded our ability to process it. Fortunately, firm action, both personal and political, can help clear the air.
Dealing with an Angry Public: The Mutual Gains Approach to Resolving Disputes
An inside look at research at MIT.