Robots can’t think or feel, despite what the researchers who build them want to believe.
A team of biologists and mathematicians studied hours of video to learn how insects take shape in the egg. The secret is geometry.
The actress, who covered for Beanie Feldstein, gets the part to herself for the next month, and Broadway fans are thrilled for her.
High school students spent their nights forging a colorful late-night scene marked by big choruses and few rules. The bands didn’t last, but the taste of art and freedom shaped their lives.
Murdered cattle. Family feuds. People arrested showing up for jury duty. In America’s least populated county, a bare-knuckle struggle for control may hold implications for voters in the rest of Texas.
Goldilocks and the macroeconomic bears.
There still aren’t any plausible rival currencies.
Mbappé is a generational talent who deserves a bigger stage on a weekly basis than the one Paris St.-Germain can offer.
What do voters actually know about government and the economy?
And Queen Victoria as a differential equation.
Being famous and being qualified are not the same thing.
Shortages and inflation aren’t uniquely American problems.
Helping farmers is an idea that unites the country’s left and right.
Peter Thiel, decency and the supposed “pro-wrestlization” of tweeting.
Acquired taste is often richer than, as it were, the easy score.
How vaccine mandates can unclog the ports.
How some tenants in Los Angeles may lose the voice they found on the City Council.
Employers are missing out on a large talent pool by insisting on diplomas for jobs that don’t require them.
Death, for all of us, is a journey interrupted.
A new Covid concept house pitches itself as empowering and feminist. Is it?
The comedian needs to just move on.
Michigan’s campus cancelers aren’t snowflakes, they’re radicals.
They are victims of rising prices, not the perpetrators.
I beseech you, think it possible you may be mistaken.
It was notable when Spain’s players kept their runner-up awards after losing a final. It shouldn’t be.
New recommendations about aspirin, heart health and colon cancer have left many people confused. Here’s what you need to know.
The lasting power of neighborhood organizing.
He said he knew how to get things moving. But we’re stalled.
This year’s laureates showed us how to distinguish causation from correlation in the real world.
You can’t blame social media for everything.
More of us are watching movies at home. Will Hollywood ever adapt?
The language police have gone too far.
Corporations learn that extremism is not their friend.
To crack down on tax havens, nations have agreed on a plan for a global minimum tax of 15 percent.
We should resist the temptation to shield children from the realities of the pandemic.
Will the industry finally have its feet held to the fire?
The nationalization of sports tells a tale of American politics too.
Biden should do whatever it takes to avoid default.
What does “popularism” look like in practice?
All public policy is about tradeoffs. Tech regulation is no exception.
Regular home testing for coronavirus can lower risk, ease worry and allow you to live a more normal life.
New data show that companies are increasingly hiring outside of places like Silicon Valley.
There has always been cultural melding between white and Black America.
How Asians arrived in America.
Its poisoned politics course through the nation’s bloodstream.
It may be a gimmick, but it raises profound issues about the nature of money.
This is a pivotal moment in Facebook’s history. Here are suggestions for how to improve the company.
But how long can we wait for action against the social media company?
Readers argue against the usage of the gender-neutral “they,” but I’m not convinced.
What Jane Austen can teach us about monetary policy.