Researchers have built a robot that can transfer its skills to other robots. Could this advance pave the way for a robot form of culture?
In Costa Rica—and increasingly in other countries—sustainable agriculture is taking on new meaning and value due to climate change.
A forensic anthropologist explains why the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's use of X-rays to determine the age of asylum-seekers is wrong, legally and scientifically.
After a catastrophe, a community’s spirit can be seen in the memes that go viral online.
We can continue our obsessive, harried pursuit of new technology, or we can relax and enjoy life more—but we can’t do both.
Modern-day machines, such as Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, lack intelligence and empathy. Insights from hunter-gatherer communities could pave the way toward more sophisticated gadgets.