California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
The murderous cult leader's notoriety has not diminished over four decades in a US jail.
Pain is something everyone experiences. This episode of The Anthill podcast explores how and why it works in our brains, what kinds of drugs are being developed to reduce pain, and whether or not robots of the future should be built so that they experience pain.
Social progress is not just a dream. But humanity needs to combine its forces and move away from exclusive currents if it wants to make it real.
Humankind has today reached a historical peak in developing its strengths. It should use it to create a human community of nations inclusive on all fronts : scholars can help.
Semakin banyak korporat yang memandang kesehatan mental di tempat kerja sebagai keputusan finansial yang baik.
Semakin banyak perusahaan menyadari pekerja yang bahagia semakin produktif. Langkah-langkahnya termasuk membawa tanaman ke kantor, atau anjing yang riang.
Oilsands workers, hard hit by the oil price slump, are being retrained in renewables by Iron & Earth.
(David Dodge, GreenEnergyFutures.ca)
Do all fossil fuel workers want their current jobs protected? Research in the field suggests not.
A year ago UK universities introduced big changes in the way they deal with harassment. It was an important step, but there's more to do.
The printing press, like the internet, has been revolutionary. But technology alone is not enough – access to to it must be open to ensure its benefits are felt.
Singapore 2010 Youth Olympics/Flickr
The choke factor is visible in tournament-style athletics competitions, and should teach managers about incentives.
A look at the spooky side of electromagnetism in our culture.
A scene from John Carpenter’s The Thing from 1982.
John Carpenter's The Thing is a sci-fi classic with a strong fanbase among polar scientists. So why does it resonate so much?
For over a century, IQ tests have been used to measure intelligence. But can it really be measured?
The legitimacy of the IQ test is still hotly debated.
The Norman-built keep at Cardiff Castle.
At one point, the Welsh, Cornish, Scottish, Bretons and northern English were all "Kymry" - so what changed?
Soft robotics could help move us closer to more human-like robots.
Their quest to find 'something bigger' to devote our lives to is only a superficial change from religion – and it ignores the psychological reality of our ever-changing self.
China's bid for an infrastructure blitz to drive overland trade through to Europe will end up being overshadowed.
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A rebellion against the technology which triggered the industrial revolution changed the way we understand technology.
From the man who gave away his genome under open consent, to the 'Mathematikado', this episode of the podcast features highlights from the British Science Festival in Brighton.
PTSD isn't just reserved for those on the frontline – my experience alongside a surgical team at Camp Bastion showed how it could affect anyone dealing with the fall out of war.
The original Hinkley Point power station, pictured under construction in 1961, was completed two years late.
It has held back the UK's energy infrastructure for decades.
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga reacts after the Supreme Court declares the election invalid.
Kenya's Supreme Court landmark ruling has opened the door to robust conversation around the country's nascent democracy, paving the way for rule of law and stronger institutions.