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What have we learned from science's most infamous doctor-patient relationship?

Reanimation! is a seven-part, animated series on the lasting impact of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein'

How can we responsibly explore the unknown?

Watch the seventh and final episode of our animated Frankenstein series, Reanimation!

What are the consequences of creating an artificial intelligence?

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What does it mean to be human when we can engineer our genetic code?

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What happens when we make the world in our own image?

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Where does consciousness come from?

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Watch Nadja Oertelt's TEDMED talk, now online

Massive's CCO gave the Hive talk in November 2017

Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin, an inspiration to scientists

Le Guin was a testament to how fiction reveals truth, empathy, and the beauty of knowledge

Seeking: scientists who want to write impactful climate stories

Apply for free training in science storytelling, two published articles, and a place in our vibrant community of peers

4 incredible fossils found by paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey

Meet the British anthropologist who completely changed our understanding of the hominid ancestral tree

Meet the woman who changed how we treat cancer

Jane Cooke Wright saved millions by making chemotherapy more effective

Meet the physicist who helped discover three fundamental particles

Most scientists spend their careers hoping for a single big discovery. Sau Lan Wu has had three and is still searching for more.

Meet the first black woman to earn a PhD in chemistry

Marie Maynard Daly worked at a time when our understanding of DNA was changing in big ways

Dark Matter makes up a quarter of our universe, but we still have no idea what it is

The discovery of the Higgs boson points us in the right direction, but we’re still feeling our way through the dark.

We can’t see it or feel it, but we know it’s out there. Probably.

Learn how we know about dark matter, the best attempts so far to explain what it is, and the experiments that are trying to detect it.

Scientists are concerned and troubled by the Trump administration

Research could wither if the federal funding it depends on becomes scarce or disappears.

3 incredible stories from the life of nanoscience pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus

The “Queen of Carbon” didn’t earn her title by playing by the rules

Neurons die with grace

Neuroscientist Emily Lowry’s ongoing research on how and why nerve cells die has implications for Alzheimer’s, ALS and beyond.

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