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In this piece, I will explain how the explanation of the emergence of life could also explain the mechanism of Deep Learning.
A forgotten experiment from the 1960s.
Primary colors, geometry, and graphic design before there was graphic design.
Genius is a male trait, it was widely believed in the 1940s.
As new ways emerge to assess research, Alex Csiszar recalls how the first one transformed the practice and place of science in society.
Academies are not information distribution devices. They are communities of human development.
We need to be more concerned than ever about how society uses scientific discoveries, says Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society UK.
The scientific and religious revolutions that began 500 years ago were not causally related, but were both stimulated by printing, argues David Wootton.
How many scientists does it take to change the world?
As artificial intelligence puts many out of work, we must forge new economic, social and educational systems, argues Yuval Noah Harari.
He has long been a thorn in scientists’ sides. Today, Latour wants to help rebuild trust in science.
Analyses on the Microsoft Academic Graph to understand the changing nature of science over the course of the last century.
In 1991, an electronic system through which interested parties could access non-peer-reviewed physics papers was launched by Paul Ginsparg at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Transparency is back in vogue.
Parallels in science denialism: Soviet Union led by Stalin and US government led by Trump.
Scientific abstracts have become less readable over the past 130 years, in part because recent texts include more general scientific jargon than older texts.
It took a polymath to pin down the true nature of ‘information’. His answer was both a revelation and a return.
Old fights about radio have lessons for new fights about the Internet.
The correspondence, dating from 1949 to 1954, was found by an academic in a storeroom at the University of Manchester.