Avoiding another Hiroshima begins with you and me.
How and why do people convince themselves to view others as less than human? Vision reviews David Livingstone Smith’s On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It.
Vision reviews Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes, in which author James Mumford proposes a way out of the political trenches that today divide the world into “sides.”
What’s the origin of algorithms? And what might their nature tell us about our own nature?
Why does a crowd of witnesses so rarely intervene to help a person who is obviously in trouble? And what does it take to be the person who does?
Researchers and policy makers around the world struggle to lead human germ-line editing into the future.
We all live in a world of corruption, which sounds like unsupportable and irresponsible hyperbole until one realizes its extent.
Stanford neuroscientist William B. Hurlbut talks about his dealings with the Chinese researcher who created the world’s first gene-edited babies, and about the implications of that experiment.
Insight Video: Is it possible to be in politics without becoming tainted by political corruption?
The mining industry may seem an unlikely place to find practical examples of the Golden Rule in action.