A comprehensive new robotics handbook raises the question: Will we take these machines into our everyday lives? A Miller-McCune interview of the University of Naples' Bruno Siciliano.
A legal analyst argues for a novel solution to the legal wars over anti-terrorism policy: Congress doing its job.
There's a problem with problem-solving courts: Taxpayers don't understand how well they work.
An unprecedented era of great-power aging makes it likely the 21st century will, again, be American.
A look at some current research that merits a raised eyebrow or a painful grin.
A journalism professor finds a straw woman on daytime TV and, in the name of scholarship, knocks her right down.
About 600,000 elderly stop driving every year. How can we keep them mobile?
We Get Letters: Somehow, we doubt it.
Offline Diary: An old way of turning sunlight into electricity reinvents itself in California.
Biophilic concepts are gradually working their way into the design mainstream, helping humans thrive by bringing the outdoors in.
Why letting judges speak out during political campaigns enhances democracy and serves justice.
To stave off water crises created by climate change, we need new systems that manage water, energy and ecosystems together. Here's why.
Biologist Christopher Clark builds sonic buoys that help ships avoid running down the last of the right whales.
Why both political parties should support a truth commission on the human rights abuses of the war on terror