From other planets to our own future, writers can take us places we've never seen. Authors Cory Doctorow, N.K. Jemisin, and Annalee Newitz are among them. Plus, a recent meeting of the National Space Council signaled a shift of U.S. goals in space.
Some 75,000 wild horses roam the sagebrush-lined slopes and basins of the American Westâand the government can not figure out what to do with them. Plus, what genetic advances are telling us about Neanderthal DNA.
Paddling a duck foot in water and other small experiments led to Darwin's big theory of evolution. Plus, how our smartphones are robbing us of an undervalued cognitive resource--and what to do about it.