The Distillations Blog is the place for regular updates from the intersections of science, culture, and history.
Would you be able to walk, think, or react without a nervous system? University of Pennsylvania engineering student Sonia Roberts explores this question while building robots inspired by real animals.
Philadelphia’s 2017 Geek of the Year on using virtual reality in resuscitation science research.
Many tragic accidents have provided unexpectedly valuable information for scientists.
Author Laurie Wallmark on Ada Lovelace.
Computers can give you the weather forecast and call you a cab home. But can they tell you a story?