Some scientists and philosophers worry that artificial intelligence may someday make humanity superfluous.
Startups and regulatory restraint have fueled Swedish economic growth.
Despite massive taxpayer-funded subsidies, ‘clean energy’ is a failure because it remains far too expensive to compete in the marketplace.
Technology is creating a revolution that could profoundly improve our schools, but getting digital learning right is more about the planning than the purchase order.
The biggest surprise about Massive Open Online Courses is how conservative they are.
The controversy over a recent study on gay parenting illustrates a sociopolitical groupthink operating in the social scientific community. Scientists should go where the science takes them, not where their politics does.
The main source of global energy reserves and geopolitical tensions could shift in the not-too-distant future from the Middle East to the Arctic. Here’s why.
Confronted with more data that contradict climate change orthodoxy, climate change alarmists still advocate a carbon tax, but with new rationales.
A look back at the Depression era reminds us to be skeptical of the technological pessimism of some leading economists today — few people foresaw just which inventions would be most momentous.
Smoking is a leading cause of death, and cessation treatments are largely ineffective, yet regulation threatens a promising new technology that might help smokers quit.
The Kremlin is addressing Russia’s economic problems by dusting off Soviet-era propaganda and policies. The resulting paranoia and intolerance are bound to yield a toxic harvest when the regime falters or loses control outright.
Context and clarity are needed to understand the UN IPCC's latest report on climate change.
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report is a document intended to further the narrative of catastrophic man-made climate change.
As the number of prizes for scientific achievement rises, the debate over their effects on scientists and science continues.
Single-sex education has a long history of success and provides parents with choice.
Single-sex education is neither beneficial nor necessary and fails to prepare either boys or girls for their future in American society.
Recent action by the U.S. trade representative highlights the need for reform in America’s high-tech patent sector.
The bureaucracy’s analysis of green jobs leaves a lot to be desired.
The federal government is taking some big steps to reform patent law with PAEs, but what kind of new regulation is really needed?
It is time to expose the flawed jobs reasoning behind President Obama’s new carbon plan.