Death is a controversial subject in the medical field for many reasons. People rely on doctors to save them and their loved ones, but when fate has its way, the whole world can feel out of order. And while the death of a loved one may not feel final at first, we soon come to realize […]
A revolutionary treatment for allergies to peanuts and other foods is going mainstream-but do the benefits outweigh the risks?
Jacob Kingsley was 9 years old when he was handed the poison he’d shunned since before he could walk and told to swallow it as medicine. Obediently, he gulped down a few micrograms of peanut flour-less than 1/1000 of a peanut-diluted in grape Kool-Aid.
As so many of us have done, whether in childhood or as adults, physicists recently blew on a bunch of fine, white dandelion seeds, and made a wish. It came true. They discovered a new, unique element of flight never before documented by scientists.
Finding the best ways to do good. Made possible by The Rockefeller Foundation. Martin Rees is Britain’s astronomer royal, a professor at Cambridge University, and one of the leading cosmologists in the world. In a 2003 book, titled Our Final Hour , he gave civilization a 50-50 chance of surviving the 21st century, an estimate he reached after surveying all the ways humanity could destroy itself.
More or less since Nietzsche declared God “dead” nearly 140 years ago, popular wisdom has held that science and religion are irreparably misaligned. However, at a recent conference hosted by the Vatican, I learned that even in the era of artificial intelligence and gene splicing, religious institutions and leaders still have much to contribute to society as both moral compass and source of meaning.