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Dr. Firestein argues that intellectual foibles such as failure and ignorance are actually an essential component of doing science.
What would happen if researchers created a neural network where the cells were all slightly different, just like we see in biological systems?
Two women scientists working at the National Museum of Natural History share their professional journeys.
What if we were all educated to ask better questions, rather than just accept the answers?
The story of how modern mathematics developed in the Middle Ages is one of cooperation among people of faiths that are often seen as being in conflict: Catholicism, Judaism and Islam
Science progresses only through scientists, who are indeed human beings – and perhaps one key to unlocking their excitement is a sense of awe.
How do Judaism and mathematics deal with the concept of infinity?
Rabbi Mitelman spoke with Professor Larisa Heiphetz, who researches how both children and adults develop morality through their social worlds.
This year, a group of Sinai and Synapses Fellows gathered on Darwin Day to offer their personal stories on how they have experienced the conflict between science and religion in their lives.
From COVID-19 to racial justice, Professors Brian Nosek and Cailin O’Connor offer insight into the social and sometimes distorted origins of our beliefs.
Citizen science can be a great way to feel like you’re part of something bigger.
How we can teach so many of the complicated nuances of genetics to laypeople, clergy, students, and others who may be new to the big debates?