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The Self-Driving Car Is a Red Herring

Ghost roads of robot workhorses will power cities through the shocks of the 21st century.

No Country for Old People

The COVID-19 death rate in Sweden has exposed worldwide bias against the elderly.

A Vision of Our Post-Lockdown Future

China’s health codes allow people to resume their lives with confidence. At what cost?

A Window on Africa’s Resilience

Amid one disaster after another, Mozambique rebuilds.

How Freedom Divides

An expert on animal societies on what sets human societies apart.

Humans Are Wired for Goodness

We’re not as bad as the headlines make us out to be.

Families of Choice Are Remaking America

Through their networks of friends, singles are strengthening society’s social bonds.

Six Degrees of Separation at Burning Man

What our experiment in the desert taught us about social networks and human cooperation.

Why We Need Court Jesters in Space

Behavioral scientists explain why Mars missions need humor.