Wars fought by machines and on the Internet might change the moral calculus of how and when we fight.
Our mourning rituals are being adapted to -- and evolving because of -- our strangely persistent online personas. In this interview, a philosopher tries to make sense of death on the Internet.
From drugs to help you avoid eating meat to genetically engineered cat-like eyes to reduce the need for lighting, a wild interview about changes humans could make to themselves to battle climate change.
An Oxford philosopher argues that we are not adequately accounting for technology's risks -- but his solution to the problem is not for Luddites.
For its birthday, Svalbard will receive seeds from war-torn Syria and celebrate years of success preserving our inheritance from Neolithic times.
Andreas Tziolas is drafting a blueprint for a mission to a nearby star. Here, he discusses how we'll get there -- and why we try.
For decades, Robert Gray has been trying to duplicate the most surprising and still-unexplained observation in the history of the search for extraterrestrial life.
Using technology to enhance our brains sounds terrifying, but trying to better our abilities may be part of our human nature.
Hobbyists and tinkerers are testing out the future with a technology that you're probably going to have sooner than you think.
On the big questions science cannot (yet?) answer, a new crop of philosophers are trying to provide answers.
John Zerzan is defiantly anti-civilization and one of the few people who sees Steve Jobs as a negative force in the world
Today there is reason to fear that the project of sending men into space may follow the same trajectory of its first hero