Michael Mann discusses what a defamation suit victory means for the public understanding of climate science—and for bad-faith attacks on scientists. Plus, a lack of diversity in the microbes that make Camembert, brie, and some blue cheeses could mean we bid adieu to some French varieties. And, as the environmental costs of tools like ChatGPT and DALL-E mount, governments are demanding more clarity from tech companies.
The United Nations climate summit will happen for the next two weeks in Dubai—a city known for its oil money.
Long-term research tracking adults over 50 shows that social activity, intimacy, and personal connections are key to good health.
Speaking more than one language has the power to shape memory and cognition–and perhaps even delay the onset of Alzheimer’s.
In 2021, an electronics and communications lab accidentally detected the mass emergence of Brood X with fiber-optic sensors.
Dr. Fei-Fei Li of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI discusses the promise and peril of the ground-breaking technology.
While shadowing doctors at a hospital, Dr. Fei-Fei Li resolves to create AI that helps human healthcare providers, rather than replaces them.
On December 11, we’ll meet to reflect on their favorite stories from last year and the future of scientific discovery and journalism.
Researchers tested if listeners could identify lullabies, dance, love, and healing songs from different cultures.
Scientists painstakingly documented the status of 860 tree species. Now, they’re working with local communities to repopulate those at risk.
Researchers examined four popular chatbots and found they perpetuated debunked, harmful ideas from race-based medicine.