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The moral case for self-driving cars: welcoming our new robot chauffeurs. Jul 16, 2014 1318
Welcome to the naked future: celebrating the death of privacy. Column Jun 27, 2014 1341
The moral case for designer babies: should parents be allowed to know if their fetus will get Alzheimer's? Column May 25, 2014 1026
The menace of secret government: Obama's proposed intelligence reforms fail to safeguard civil liberties. Column Apr 17, 2014 1195
Obama: wrong about income inequality: the problem is joblessness, not rich people. Column Apr 1, 2014 1148
Is Skynet inevitable? Artificial intelligence and the possibility of human extinction. Book review Apr 1, 2014 923
Thank you, Edward Snowden! Brief article Apr 1, 2014 202
Armed and polite. Brief article Mar 14, 2014 125
Keeping kids working. Brief article Mar 1, 2014 167
Maternity leave hype. Brief article Mar 1, 2014 167
Leave 23andMe alone: the FDA should stop obstructing consumer-driven genetic testing. Column Mar 1, 2014 1122
The fable of Hawaiian Frankencorn: the Aloha State's dishonest anti-biotech campaign. Column Feb 1, 2014 1215
Ideological identifiers: conservatives labeled. Brief article Jan 1, 2014 208
Ugly climate models: the intergovernmental panel on climate change can't explain the last 15 years. Column Jan 1, 2014 1145
Your new robot overlords: are we heading for a great economic bifurcation? Book review Jan 1, 2014 2415
Watched cops are polite cops: requiring law enforcement to wear video cameras will protect your constitutional rights and improve policing. Column Dec 1, 2013 1005
Modern art turns 100. Brief article Dec 1, 2013 163
Fossil fuels forever: no peak within sight. Brief article Nov 1, 2013 216
Five phony public health scares: activist misinformation harms Americans. Nov 1, 2013 1203
Salt and light: risks of less sodium. Brief article Oct 1, 2013 197
Does the royal baby deserve genetic privacy? Revelations about the British princeling's ancestry should remind us that DNA testing is no big deal. Oct 1, 2013 1189
You are what you like: Facebook revelations. Brief article Aug 1, 2013 249
Seven surprising truths about the world: a lot of the bad news you think you know is wrong. Aug 1, 2013 3731
Freedom is good for you: science proves overwhelmingly that economic freedom helps women, children, and other living things. Aug 1, 2013 811
Pot helps quitters: smoke up, smoke less. Brief article Jul 20, 2013 186
Should we patent human genes? The Supreme Court ponders the intersection of biology and intellectual property. Column Jul 1, 2013 1108
The power of people: how markets and human ingenuity can save the planet. Book review Jul 1, 2013 1738
Peaceful lockout: crime in gated communities. Brief article Jun 16, 2013 147
Peak farmland? The landscape of the future has more wilderness. Column Jun 1, 2013 1196
Are savages noble? Two new books ask whether our ancestors were right about food, sex, war, and trade. Book review Jun 1, 2013 2154
Regulatory races: emission rules spread. Brief article May 1, 2013 169
Heavier is healthier? Obesity paradox. Brief article May 1, 2013 261
Were the Luddites right? Smart machines and the prospect of technological unemployment. May 1, 2013 1198
College of the future: singularity university reimagines education. Column Mar 16, 2013 1223
Are Republican and democratic brains different? A new study concludes that everyone uses reason to persuade, not to find truth. Column Feb 8, 2013 1188
Can money buy happiness after all? New research suggests an old paradox might not be true. Column Feb 1, 2013 1028
Picturing the sublime. Brief article Feb 1, 2013 160
Viva higher incomes! More immigrants = growth. Brief article Jan 13, 2013 147
American dreaming: public opinion and prosperity. Jan 1, 2013 330
Half the facts you know are probably wrong: old truths decay and new ones are born at an astonishing rate. Column Jan 1, 2013 1085
Your cellphone is spying on you: how the surveillance state co-opted personal technology. Dec 6, 2012 2728
Poor policy. Brief article Nov 16, 2012 214
Border wealth. Brief article Nov 16, 2012 171
Blue science and red science: examining the Democratic and Republican platforms on stem cells, space, and more. Nov 16, 2012 1097
Big whoop: pertussis epidemic spreads. Brief article Oct 4, 2012 222
Take-home tests: home HIV diagnosis. Brief article Oct 4, 2012 201
The paradox of energy efficiency: why greener technology doesn't translate into reduced energy consumption. Column Oct 4, 2012 1183
AIDS, art, and the '80s. Theater review Oct 4, 2012 165
The end of international environmentalism: green ideology crashes and burns at the Rio +20 Earth Summit. Column Sep 18, 2012 1061
Glacier scare: Himalayas: still icy. Aug 1, 2012 236
Resetting your biological clock: egg freezing opens up new frontiers in gender equality. Column Jul 8, 2012 1130
A beautiful oil spill. Brief article Jul 8, 2012 131
The cure for abject poverty: a new book argues that inclusive institutions offer the best path to prosperity. Book review Jul 1, 2012 2095
Sun sets on Solar: Europe nixes subsidies. Brief article Jun 2, 2012 245
Are Atheists worse than rapists? Polls find that godless Americans are (still) wildly unpopular. Jun 2, 2012 1016
Separating church and state money: if religious institutions want to be left alone, they should stop begging for alms from the government. Column May 30, 2012 1024
Vaccine refuseniks: immune to evidence. Brief article May 22, 2012 163
Reproductive cycle, political cycle. May 15, 2012 377
The human right to blaspheme. Brief article May 15, 2012 141
Can censorship stop bioterrorism? Open science is the best defense against a deadly avian flu attack. Column May 1, 2012 1162
Whales for sale: sell them to save them. Brief article Apr 6, 2012 161
Godless liars? Atheist for president. Brief article Apr 1, 2012 199
Conservatives against consumption: are fossil fuels responsible for moral and social decay? Column Apr 1, 2012 1198
Texas wit. Brief article Apr 1, 2012 166
Bioconservatives vs. bioprogressives: opposition to the technologies that make life longer, healthier, and happier creates strange bedfellows. Book review Mar 1, 2012 1559
Hot meals: feeding a warming world. Brief article Feb 18, 2012 217
Kicking the can on climate change surprise! Nations agree to keep talking about emission reductions for another year. Column Feb 15, 2012 1142
Does Mars have rights? An ethical case for terraforming the Red Planet. Column Feb 1, 2012 1199
Ewww politics: disgust and ideology. Brief article Jan 25, 2012 187
The decline of violence: neuroscientist Steven Pinker on the triumph of peace and prosperity over death and destruction. Interview Jan 20, 2012 4260
Religious test: church, state, and corruption. Brief article Dec 22, 2011 145
Who's More Anti-Science: Republicans or Democrats? Comparing the applied ignorance of our two major political parties. Column Dec 21, 2011 1154
Green textiles. Brief article Dec 1, 2011 132
China derangement syndrome: once again, an economic yellow peril is exaggerated. Column Nov 29, 2011 1049
Partisan economy. Brief article Nov 18, 2011 220
Our wealthier world: World Bank economist Kirk Hamilton explains how China is growing while the U.S. flirts with asset depreciation. Interview Nov 1, 2011 3473
The miracle of oil from sand: a visit to Alberta's energy future. Oct 14, 2011 1111
How earth's garden grows. Brief article Oct 14, 2011 159
Green helmets: U.N. enviro-enforcers. Brief article Oct 5, 2011 175
Biologists bite back: EPA biotech overreach. Brief article Oct 5, 2011 243
Surgically enhanced: stem cells and baseball. Brief article Oct 1, 2011 194
Does disease cause autocracy? New studies say reducing infection rates promotes liberalization. Sep 9, 2011 1111
Natural gas flip-flop: big environmental groups were for fracking before they were against it. Aug 1, 2011 1466
Peace and the press: media bolster social cohesion. Brief article Jul 2, 2011 194
It's hard to make predictions, especially about the future: why dart-throwing chimps are better than the experts. Jul 1, 2011 967
Fear factor: overreacting to risks. Brief article Jun 4, 2011 190
Humanizing trade: ancestral exchange. Brief article Jun 4, 2011 185
Nuclear disaster in Japan: does it show a way forward for nuclear power? Jun 4, 2011 1168
The political economy of ending tyranny: will the Middle East uprisings succeed? Column Jun 1, 2011 1129
The birth of chaos. Brief article Jun 1, 2011 157
The Book on Mormons: a brilliant new musical from the creators of South Park both mocks and admires religion. Jun 1, 2011 794
Globalization liberates: human rights worldwide. Brief article Apr 9, 2011 159
Cyberwar is harder than it looks; the Internet's vulnerability to attacks has been exaggerated. Column Apr 9, 2011 1101
Just your typical would-be assassin: Jared Loughner fits the profile of a killer--but not in the way you might think. Apr 1, 2011 846
Resource bet redux. Viewpoint essay Mar 26, 2011 386
Live long and prosper: the benefits of not dying. Brief article Mar 26, 2011 139
Carbon rationing by other means: after Congress fails to regulate greenhouse gases, the president hands the job to the EPA. Mar 26, 2011 1147
The breakthrough that wasn't: at a climate change conference in Cancun, negotiators agreed to meet again. That's pretty much all they agreed on. Column Feb 24, 2011 1137
Global warming thaw. Brief article Feb 24, 2011 160
The science of libertarian morality: a social psychology study explores the formation of the libertarian personality. Jan 13, 2011 1127

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