The Innovation Dilemma: Sharing vs. Hoarding Knowledge
By Robert Farley
Transparency and sharing are antithetical to efforts to box China out of a competitive position in the most advanced technological sectors.
Could Science Defeat Terrorism? Using Robots to Hunt Down ISIS
By Lucas Bento
Before you rule out so-called killer robots, consider their applications in counter-terrorism.
Japanese Researcher Retracts ‘Breakthrough’ Research Paper
By Han Zhang
A stunning discovery turns out to be stunningly wrong, putting Japan’s research institutions under scrutiny.
With H7N9 Vaccine, China Flexes Scientific Muscle
By trailblazing its way out of bird flu frenzy, China demonstrated it is officially a scientific powerhouse
Orwell’s Healthy Skepticism of Science
George Orwell wanted society to be more skeptical of sciences. In fact, he doesn’t go far enough.