Madison Margolin

Madison is a New York/Los Angeles-based journalist, with a specialty covering science, religion, cannabis, and other drugs.


Psychedelic Drugs Might Actually Tap into a Higher Power

A bunch of religious leaders are taking shrooms to find out.


The Singularity Could Be Closer Than You Think

A.I.  evolution may be decades away -- or happening already.


How Does the Story of 'Killer Robots' End?

"The technology makes it possible, but the politics makes it happen."


How Fuzzy Logic Flies Fighter Jets

Psibernetix is applying fuzzy logic to mental health and aerial combat — with stunning results.


Hedgehogs Hold the Secret to Preventing Concussions

Nature has a point.


War Algorithms Will Save Lives Unless They Kill Us All

When is a weapon "fully autonomous?"


The Next Trick for Literate Robots? Reading Closed Books

The new tech can only get through 20 pages but it's getting faster.