Philipp Hummel is a Berlin-based freelance journalist with a special interest in science politics and investigative research.

With a background in physics, his particular focus is on the pitfalls of science. He writes for outlets like S├╝ddeutsche Zeitung, Neue Z├╝rcher Zeitung, and Technology Review.

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Philipp Hummel

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Hearing Voices

  • Human Rights
  • Science

MADRID - What does the voice of a person reveal about his or her identity? Is it like DNA or fingerprint? How does the brain interpret voices? Are computers better than humans at doing it? Dozens of controversial judicial cases ring the alarm on the misuse of voices in courts.

Refugees: The Risk of Using Language as a Passport

  • Migration
  • Science

After crossing seas and walls, some asylum seeker arriving in Europe have to cross one more wired fence: one made of words.