The first piece in a year-long series about complexity science by The Santa Fe Institute and The Christian Science Monitor. Read other entries at breakthroughs.csmonitor.com.
A stranded Iranian migrant on a hunger strike sits on railroad tracks at the border between Greece and Macedonia near the Greek village of Idomeni Tuesday. About 1,000 refugees and migrants are stuck at the main crossing point into Macedonia as authorities deny entry to some nationalities in contravention of international law...
Facebook received criticism in recent days for enabling its Safety Check feature following Friday's attacks in Paris but not for similar attacks that occurred in Beirut the day before.
NASA is particularly interested in humanoid robots because they can either assist, or act as a precursor to, astronauts working in space – but first they're off to MIT and Northeastern.