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A HELPING SCAM

Millions believe that pop psychology can change their tennis skills, their love life or their moods. Are they all wrong?
WE'RE GOING TO NEED SOME PROOF

Is logical thinking a way to discover or to debate? The answers from philosophy and mathematics define human knowledge.
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHY WE BREED THEM

We’re still puzzling over the hows and whys of domestication. Advances in animal genetics, both ancient and modern, coupled with new techniques in archaeology, have illuminated at least some of the mechanisms behind this previously hidden transition.
TOO REAL

The impact of immersive virtual violence must be questioned, studied and controlled. Before it becomes possible to realistically simulate the experience of killing someone, murder in VR should be made illegal.
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