Accused women were stripped by inquisitor priests who searched their bodies for "witch marks" where they allegedly suckled demons.
When it comes to AI, it's incumbent upon us to understand its monumental impact, widespread benefits, and serious challenges.
To understand the origin of life on Earth, we must understand the pathways that lead from chemistry to biology.
Reason – logical thinking by intelligent minds – proves clearly that the compassionate, all-powerful god of religion cannot exist.
Yes, for two main reasons. First, people are rapidly displacing wildlife species across the globe, initiating a mass extinction event.
Turing was born into a world that was very different, culturally and technologically, yet his contribution has never been more important.
The curves of population growth and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere since 1880 almost precisely follow each other.
AI will be the pivotal technology in achieving this progress. We have a moral imperative to realize this promise while controlling the peril.
Unless pro-choice advocates reclaim the moral high ground, there is every reason to fear that abortion will become inaccessible in the U.S.
There is little reluctance to consider implants for somebody who is paralysed or has lost a limb. So what about implants in normal people?