Until recently, video games were accused of killing brain cells. Now, researchers are trying to understand how they help players get smarter.
Mind Bank Ai is the newest entrant in an ambitious idea: using AI to create a kind of immortality.
Nikolaas Tinbergen's concept of "supernormal stimulus" explains why humans are attracted to a heightened version of reality.
There have been some 6,000 Great Lakes shipwrecks, which have claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. These maps show some of them.
Earth is not a benign mother. We have begun to witness what happens when it unleashes its fury.
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
The pilot project is in 10 stores and is 85% accurate.
Virtual reality continues to blur the line between the physical and the digital, and it will change our lives forever.
The modern antiracist movement is harming the very people it claims to help, according to the linguist John McWhorter.
Maps can do more than show us places. They also can help determined people find others long lost, whether birth mothers or fugitive killers.
Time always moves in the same direction, but what if the Universe were contracting? As we step forward in time, a number of things always seem to happen together. Objects […]
It is time to give the Russian cosmologist the credit he deserves.
A study proposes that an ancient trading network, called the Hopewell tradition, may have been wiped out by what is known as a cosmic airburst.
Can passenger airships make a triumphantly 'green' comeback?
The underground burial tombs were used at least as far back as 2500 B.C.
SIDS deaths have decreased worldwide, but research has yet to solve this medical mystery.
When Olympic athletes perform dazzling feats of athletic prowess, they are using the same principles of physics that gave birth to stars and planets.
With its very first deep-field view of the Universe now released, the James Webb Space Telescope has shown us our cosmos as never before.
What does it mean to "lead without authority"?
The peasant turned czarist advisor has come to be known and feared as the devil incarnate, but was he really as demonic as we have been led to believe?
And which ones are probably examples where we’ve fooled ourselves? Every once in a while — multiple times per year — a new research finding fails to line up with our theoretical expectations. In […]