Archivo: The Atlantic

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.

The human genome has never actually been complete

For a brief moment, NASA found itself at the center of a digital misinformation campaign.

More than 50 million Americans are conducting an unwitting experiment on a vast scale.

Three billion more middle-class appetites. How can they possibly be satisfied? But that is only part of the question. The full question is: How can we provide for everyone without making the planet uninhabitable?

Scientists have devised a method to sequence more microbes, more quickly, which could lead to a better understanding of the origin of complex life.

To help model complex and frequently erratic financial systems, some economists are turning to biology.

A new strategy prevents parasites from adapting to drugs by intensifying the competition between them.

Its features are so strange that scientists originally thought it might be a fake.

What lurks in the Arctic’s thawing permafrost?