Richard Levins was a profound thinker who devoted his life to an emancipatory vision of science.
Pankaj Mehta is a physicist and activist living in the Boston area.
Today, big data is used to boost profits and spy on civilians. But what if it was harnessed for the social good?
History is littered with horrifying examples of the misuse of evolutionary theory to justify power and inequality. Welcome to a new age of biological determinism.