What Synthetic Biology Has in Common With Queer Theory
Deciding what organisms (and people!) are “related” to each other is more complicated than it seems.
How Dogs’ Sensitive Noses Could Change Cancer DiagnosisThe humble snout has a lot to offer research.
Republicans Complaining About Surveillance Are Still Ignoring Civil Liberties IssuesThe unmasking process is nowhere near the most privacy-intrusive risk to NSA’s spying.
How Cheap Smartphones Leave the Poor More VulnerableMore expensive devices receive much stronger security protections.
The U.S. Regulations for Biotechnology Are Woefully Out of DateBut revamping the way we look at products created by genetic engineering and CRISPR is more difficult than you might think.
Why Cancer Isn’t Going AnywhereIt’s been with us since the origins of multicellularity. It’s part of who we are.
How Teachers Are Using Online Games and Other Tech Tools to Bridge the Partisan DivideMost K-12 students can’t vote, but talking politics in class is more than academic.
Redrawing the Battle Lines in the ISP Privacy DebateWe can’t give up just because Congress voted to overturn rules to protect consumers’ data.
The Impostor Cell Line That Set Back Breast Cancer ResearchIt’s but one example of a major problem in cancer science.
In Praise of Self-Driving Cars and Fender-BendersMinor crashes will tell us more about autonomous vehicles than the trolley problem ever could.
How Courts Avoid Ruling on Issues of PrivacyWhen it comes to technology privacy cases, judges often focus on side issues instead of tackling the big questions.