Juan Pablo Buitrago

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Controversial Brain Imaging Uses AI to Take Aim at Suicide Prevention

When someone takes their own life, they leave behind an inheritance of unanswered questions. “Why did they do it?” “Why didn’t we see this coming?” …

Machine Learning

What We’ve Learned About Climate Change Since Hurricane Sandy

<i>This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>When hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria recently pounded …

Climate Change

How Instagram is reshaping restaurant design

When it came time to design their first restaurant, Media Noche, San Francisco entrepreneurs Madelyn Markoe and Jessie Barker found themselves lacking inspiration. Their designer had asked them for ideas and they felt like “deer in headlights.” Ultimately, Markoe says, they came up with a single …

Is It A Cold Or The Flu?

Being sick feels awful and gross no matter what has stricken you, but distinguishing between different illnesses could be crucial to your treatment …

Learning to farm on Mars could actually save agriculture on Earth

Can we, uh, not give up on this planet quite yet?<p>When I first spoke with Gene Giacomelli, he was overlooking an earthbound vineyard.<p>Wine tasting that afternoon in California’s Napa Valley, Giacomelli’s first mission was to visit his son, a viticulturist. But the plant scientist claimed his weekend …

Lawyers, Not Ethicists, Will Solve the Robocar 'Trolley Problem'

People seem more than a bit freaked out by the trolley problem right now. The 60s-era thought experiment, occasionally pondered with a bong in hand, …

Northwestern University

The science behind the super abilities of Sherpas

<i>A Sherpa fetches ladders for climbers attempting to summit Mt. Everest.; Credit: Tashi Sherpa/AP</i>Emily Sohn | NPRSherpas are extraordinary human …

Animal Magnetism

Exposing trout to bursts of magnetism has given researchers a genetic road map<p>It’s always been a natural mystery how homing pigeons navigate hundreds …