Where the news cycle ends, we go deeper. Freethink Specials and Series explore some of the most prevelant, probing, and perplexing topics of our time. From cutting edge robotics to moonshot entrepeneurs, we cover it all.
If you want to understand a problem, talk to the people working on solutions. Join us as we meet the people and explore the ideas on the frontlines of an unprecedented global response.
Meet the bio-renegades who are modifying their bodies and even hijacking their own genomes in the name of discovery in our latest series, Biohackers.
Asteroids, supervolanoes, earthquakes, oh my... While the chances of these catastrophic events are low, the chance exists. Meet the people working to monitor, prepare, and even prevent the worst case scenario.
Decades of misinformation and bad science has distorted what we think about illicit drugs - but that's changing. We're exploring what this paradigm shift could mean for our health and well-being.
Can athletes' desire for gaining a competitive edge push the future of medicine further for everyone? Learn about these latest technologies and the athletes putting them to the test in our latest series, The Edge.
Fear not. The robots are already here.
For years, virtual and augmented reality have been touted as the technologies of the future. That future is here.
Science is making parenthood possible for people who can’t get there the old fashioned way.
We have to find ways to produce more food, faster and more efficiently
Amazing advances in medical innovation
Cities around the globe are tackling sustainability, transportation, and design.
What do you do about a problem as big as climate change?
Innovative people and ideas making progress in reforming our criminal justice system.
A new generation of hackers is rising up
Anyone with a computer and an idea can move the world
Bad predictions made by some of our brightest minds
On the frontlines of the fight against poverty
A new era of private space exploration has already begun
The next generation of companies to change the world
Breaking down the world's most intense conflicts