Trip frequency is key ingredient in new law of human travel. The universal visitation law of human mobility.

After COVID-19 successes, researchers push to develop mRNA vaccines for other diseases.

Millions of electric cars are coming. What happens to all the dead batteries?

Carlo Rovelli and the physics of lockdown: ‘Not moving is paradise’.

The art market often works in secret. Here’s a look inside. Albert-Laszlo Barabasi on the NFT art market.

How a California acid trip made Michel Foucault a neoliberal. Review of The Last Man Takes LSD: Foucault and the End of Revolution by Mitchell Dean and Daniel Zamora. “It all goes back, strangely, to a trip the French thinker took to left-wing California — and a trip he took once he got there.”

The paranoid style in Adam Curtis.

The future of fracking.

‘It’s like the embers in a barbecue pit.’ Nuclear reactions are smoldering again at Chernobyl.

Scientists have begun to decipher the subtle signs that reveal how explosive a volcanic eruption is going to be.

52 fragrances and how to think about them.