A new model of learning centers on blasts of neural activity that act as teaching signals—approximating an algorithm called backpropagation.
How to Talk to Children About Climate Change
Young people already know more than you might think. Here are some ways to approach the conversation, tailored for every age group.
Tree Rings Show Modern Cyclones Are the Rainiest in Centuries
A study of trees, some over 300 years old, indicate that precipitation levels are up as much as 5 inches compared to the early 1700s.
A Water Crisis Reveals You Can’t Recycle in the Arctic
Fuel contamination forced the residents of Iqaluit to rely on bottled water—and now they’re having a hard time getting rid of the plastic.
How Parents Can Deal With Climate Anxiety
Fears of ecological disaster are real, but it’s especially hard on people raising children. Here’s what parents should know, and where to turn for help.