The smartest of invertebrates, the octopus, once again prompts us to rethink what we believe to be the origin of intelligence.
If you are going to get a computer to achieve anything like understanding in some subject area, it needs a lot of knowledge.
They said they wouldn’t do it, but of course they did. Scientists working in China — where else? — have constructed embryos that are part human and part monkey.
Children with gender dysphoria need help. But transgender treatments for them are not based on good evidence.
So he chose to call himself David, after the Old Testament king who slew Goliath.