March 14, 2022
"Air should be something everybody has." Beaudry and her 2018 video piece, Flashbacks. That simple revelation came to Ellie Beaudry when she was in high school in Shanghai. China ranks 137 out of 180 countries on Yale University’s Environmental...
March 14, 2022
Chidi Akusobi wrapped his fingers around the edge of the rock and lifted. Underneath, worms, pillbugs, and many other insects darted and wriggled. The young man was enthralled. He had discovered an entire community of life in his family’s Bronx, New...
March 14, 2022
A PhD student in economics whose work incorporates moral philosophy and theories of justice, Hitzig says that when institutions choose one algorithm over another, they aren’t merely making a technical fix like a civil engineer improving a bridge; they’re making a normative judgment, choosing one set of values over another. In her academic work and her poetry, she lays bare the costs of these choices and offers new ways of making decisions and distributing resources in a democratic society.
March 14, 2022
In this interview, Charles Weiss , PhD ’65, discusses his new book, The Survival Nexus , and says that the fate of humanity may well depend on its ability to understand and manage the intersection of science, technology, and world affairs.
March 14, 2022
An associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University, Herman Pontzer, PhD ’06, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on metabolism and its development throughout human history. In this interview, the author of the bestselling 2021 book, Burn , talks about how we really burn calories, lose weight, and stay healthy.