Can artificial intelligence help us stop drowning in paperwork?
Nobody can understand the legal language in privacy policies. Can artificial intelligence digest the text and produce a human-readable explanation?
Barack Obama signs at his desk.
People who have an extreme preference for using their right hand may be worse at maths, according to new research.
London's Gatwick Airport has installed thousands of virtual beacons to help passengers navigate when GPS won't work inside.
From 'power poses' to yoga poses, varying claims have been made about their effects on our health and happiness. But why do they work at all?
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Simon John James and Richard Bower chat about differing conceptions of what it is to travel through time.
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Weather forecasting stopped looking for patterns in the past, and started using numbers to look solidly at the future.
Immortalised on a stamp, New Zealand’s stout-legged wren went extinct in the 1990s.
The "decision science" approach helps avoid unanticipated consequences of programs to bring species such as New Zealand's little bush moa, Waitomo frog, or laughing owl back from extinction.
Some sea animals with smooth shells can dig themselves into the sand in just a few seconds.
Maëlle, 7, wants to know why some shells are smooth, while others are corrugated. It turns out that while corrugated shells are strong, smooth shells can move fast.