If science is going to reduce a person to a 3-D map of physical structures, at least we can take solace in the fact that it's an incredibly complex map. Let's take a quick look at the emerging science of connectomics, the dense mapping of brain neurons, and how it's leading to better cryonics.
Walking is clearly beneficial for people and communities, yet assuring walkability for everyone turns out to be a lot of (worthwhile) hard work Who wouldn't join the board of a group that promotes walking?
Loneliness doesn't always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially connected we feel to the people around us -- and it's often the result of the homes we live in.