Using the supposed objectivity of DNA to establish human hierarchy may be the dream of eugenicists, but for Kathryn Paige Harden, the goal of having and using genetic information is exactly the opposite.
The idea of matter as the basis of everything may seem beyond question. But a solely material view of the world doesn’t fill the enduring human need to understand why we’re here and what it all signifies.
Mexico City is one of the world’s biggest population centers, yet the city’s infrastructure is extremely unstable. The resulting challenges serve as a warning—and a lesson—to the rest of our urbanizing world.