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December 3, 2019

Beyond the brains of even the most intelligent human beings lies artificial superintelligence, which could pose serious threats to the human race. Nick Bostrom is attempting to fathom the unfathomable so we can be ready.

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Human Nature
Advice from a Death Doula: Unlocking Life Before Death
Advice from a Death Doula: Unlocking Life Before Death
Human Nature
Advice from a Death Doula: Unlocking Life Before Death
Talking about death can actually make it a much less frightening topic. Here’s how working with a death doula or attending a local death cafe can help.
By Teresa Carey
December 4, 2019

Talking about death can actually make it a much less frightening topic. Here’s how working with a death doula or attending a local death cafe can help.

The Sound of Science
This Electronic Musician Is Transforming the Soundscape of Hospitals
This Electronic Musician Is Transforming the Soundscape of Hospitals
The Sound of Science
This Electronic Musician Is Transforming the Soundscape of Hospitals
Trained as a classical pianist, ambient artist Yoko Sen is on a mission to redesign medical devices' beeps and buzzes and save us from alarm fatigue.
By Teresa Carey
December 3, 2019

Trained as a classical pianist, ambient artist Yoko Sen is on a mission to redesign medical devices' beeps and buzzes and save us from alarm fatigue.

Catalysts
Bloods and Crips Unite to Steer Kids Away From Gang Violence
Bloods and Crips Unite to Steer Kids Away From Gang Violence
Catalysts
Bloods and Crips Unite to Steer Kids Away From Gang Violence
These former Bloods and Crips are coming together to spread peace on the streets and end the cycle of gang violence by mentoring local youth.
By Amanda Winkler
December 2, 2019

These former Bloods and Crips are coming together to spread peace on the streets and end the cycle of gang violence by mentoring local youth.

Change-Makers
This Big Wave Surfer Is Changing How We Fight Wildfires
This Big Wave Surfer Is Changing How We Fight Wildfires
Change-Makers
This Big Wave Surfer Is Changing How We Fight Wildfires
Fire retardant spray contains toxins that are harmful to the environment and first responders, but Jeff Denholm is looking to change that.
December 1, 2019

Fire retardant spray contains toxins that are harmful to the environment and first responders, but Jeff Denholm is looking to change that.

Biology of Addiction
Addict-Turned-Neuroscientist on Addiction and the Brain
Judith Grisel on addiction and the brain.
Biology of Addiction
Addict-Turned-Neuroscientist on Addiction and the Brain
In our interview with neuroscientist Judith Grisel, she discusses the state of research on addiction and the brain, as well as society’s view of addicts.
November 30, 2019

In our interview with neuroscientist Judith Grisel, she discusses the state of research on addiction and the brain, as well as society’s view of addicts.

Catalysts
Diversity in the Outdoors: Bridging the Adventure Gap
diversity in the outdoors
Catalysts
Diversity in the Outdoors: Bridging the Adventure Gap
This DC nonprofit is defying statistics by promoting diversity in the outdoors and connecting people from all walks of life with the wonders of nature.
By Teresa Carey
November 29, 2019

This DC nonprofit is defying statistics by promoting diversity in the outdoors and connecting people from all walks of life with the wonders of nature.

Catalysts
These Top Chefs are Helping End Child Hunger in the U.S.
Chefs work together to end child hunger.
Catalysts
These Top Chefs are Helping End Child Hunger in the U.S.
A group of culinary professionals in Chicago is volunteering their talents to end child hunger in the US, and some are going all the way to Capitol Hill.
November 28, 2019

A group of culinary professionals in Chicago is volunteering their talents to end child hunger in the US, and some are going all the way to Capitol Hill.

Mysteries of Science
What Is Inside a Black Hole?
What Is Inside a Black Hole?
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Mysteries of Science
What Is Inside a Black Hole?
Rendering the first black hole image was an important milestone. But in many ways, the true value of the project lies in how it created an opportunity for researchers to change the way they explore the world.
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November 27, 2019

Rendering the first black hole image was an important milestone. But in many ways, the true value of the project lies in how it created an opportunity for researchers to change the way they explore the world.

Mysteries of Science
What Is Static Electricity? We May Finally Have an Answer.
Schematics showing the flow of electricity in two common static electricity experiences. Illustration by Teresa Stanton.
Mysteries of Science
What Is Static Electricity? We May Finally Have an Answer.
This model, created by doctoral students, provides a convincing explanation for a mystery that is thousands of years old - the cause of static electricity.
November 26, 2019

This model, created by doctoral students, provides a convincing explanation for a mystery that is thousands of years old - the cause of static electricity.

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Bad predictions made by some of our brightest minds

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