An open-source project is striving to create the world’s first fully digital organism. Here’s a peek inside the process that could bring us to a better understanding of life itself.

A photographer’s lovely visual thank-you to our nation’s often overlooked medical professionals.

There are continents to explore right below our feet — including two giant blobs 100 times as tall as Everest. Here’s how seismologist and geophysicist Ed Garnero is studying this unseen and largely uncharted territory.

We tend to think of AI as faster and better versions of human brains, but if we want technology to progress by leads and bounds, we must make AI that is like nothing else on Earth, says digital visionary Kevin Kelly.

It’s time to ensure that no American has to worry about where they and their families will sleep tonight, says housing consultant James Stockard.

A dozen formations were recently added to the International Cloud Atlas, the official compendium of all things cloud. Cloud Appreciation Society founder Gavin Pretor-Pinney introduces us to them and to the wild and wonderful world above our heads.

Wax print cotton kimonos! Lacquer tribal stools! Since living in Japan, Cameroon-born artist Serge Mouangue has been creating the most fascinating aesthetic fusion.