“A superb and well-researched account of a notorious chemical and the clash it has provoked between science and corporate doubters.”
“Liz Heinecke has shined a light on two remarkable women whose work and friendship was a gift to each other and to the world.”
Katherine Standefer’s memoir about the medical device that saved her life and her quest to discover what it cost in terms of the environment and human lives starts with a jolt and keeps up the pace
Author Susan Hockfield, president emerita of MIT, and in The Age of Living Machines provides an entertaining popular science introduction to the convergence of biology and engineering tech
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All of us know that autonomous self-driving cars are being actively tested and will be coming to roads near us very soon.
“Why are futurists so often wrong, and why do we even listen to them given their poor track record?”
Over the past few days this February 2011, a computer called Watson, built and programmed by IBM researchers, has played the game of Jeopardy! against two of the contest’s best players.
The United States is one of the most religious “first world” nations.