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Meet Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer

A "prophet of the computer age," she saw the potential for computers outside of pure mathematics

Neuroscientist Kale Edmiston on why biological bases of being trans shouldn't matter

'We should haven’t to prove that we’re really a certain gender in order to be treated like a person'

Massive Science Report № 3

You Are What You Meat

We worked with scientists in the field to explain how we’re growing meats in labs—and when you can eat them. It's your introduction to the next agricultural revolution.

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

Watch the fifth episode of our animated Frankenstein series, Reanimation!

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These women changed science for the better

How a failed psoriasis study pushed a whole field forward

Sometimes research misses are crucial data points


Climate Science

Climate change is no longer an open question—for researchers today, it's a baseline assumption. How these changes will impact ecosystems, public health, and our future are now the questions we need to ask.