2019-05-03 Jordana Cepelewicz
Immunologists confirm an old hunch: T-cells identify what belongs in the body by timing how long they can bind to it.
2019-10-13 Ian Leslie
Expert interrogators know torture doesn’t work – but until now, nobody could prove it. By analyzing hundreds of top-secret interviews with terror suspects, two British scientists have revolutionized the art of extracting the truth.
2019-04-15 Erik Bernhardsson
Anyone who built software for a while knows that estimating how long something is going to take is hard. It’s hard to come up with an unbiased estimate of how long something will take, when fundamentally the work in itself is about solving something. One pet theory I’ve had for a really long time, is that some of this is really just a statistical artifact.
2019-05-14 Ashley Fetters and Natalie Escobar
This week, PBS portrayed a same-sex relationship on a children’s TV series—and got much more positive feedback than the last time it tried.