Attempts to replicate high-profile scientific studies can be a valuable way to hold scholars' feet to the fire. But some scientists worry that those efforts could be exploited by skeptical lawmakers.
Business leaders like Elon Musk and Bill Gates have given weight to the notion that every adult should someday receive a cost-of-living stipend. It’s a bold notion that academic researchers have largely had trouble tackling.
Kwabena Boahen’s work is playing a huge role in bringing neuromorphic computing toward reality. In doing so, colleagues say, he’s demonstrated the importance of welcoming researchers from abroad.