Neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris describes a scenario that is both terrifying and likely to occur. It’s not, he says, a good combination.

Science writer Sonia Shah explains why it’s really not your fault you’re attracted to that terrible person.

Your job: Be interesting. Researcher and author Laurel Braitman explains.

A new technology that goes by the ungainly name of CRISPR-Cas9 could change the human genome for generations. Here’s why its inventor is trying to press pause.

In June, biologist Tony Wyss-Coray described “an absolutely amazing development in aging research.” The implications are huge–and troubling.

History professor Yuval Noah Harari, author of “Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind,” explains why humans have dominated Earth. The reason’s not what you might expect.

Psychologist Paul Bloom studies the nature of pleasure. In this conversation with Ben Lillie, he discusses how knowing the history of an object can profoundly affect our enjoyment of it.