James Hudspeth, of Rockefeller University, just won the Norwegian Academy of Science’s Kavli Prize in science.
Evolutionary ecologist Eric Pianka has mused about a dramatic culling of the human race, by 90 percent, courtesy of the “efficient” Ebola virus.
Avoiding serious discussion of design in nature (and of many other questions) fills a need.
The scientists credited the bees with more intelligence than some humans.
Henry Kissinger has sounded an alarm over AI, and raises questions about machine ethics and the possibility that humans may learn we’re not so special after all.