Who needs steroids when you have the placebo effect?
Here's what it means for the field.
There's more to miracles than turning water into wine.
Legendary cartoonist John Groth's pictorial map captures LA's film factories in their Golden Age.
More than 20% Americans live in a state with access to a medically assisted death.
Is it deliberate fraud or just bad research?
Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago find that death triggers increased activity in certain brain cells.
Death is the great and terrifying unknown, awaiting us all at the end of this life. Giving it a personality makes it easier to gaze upon.
Before the war, medical experts treated the body as a sum of its parts. Conditions like wound shock and brain damage called for a change in perspective.
A revolution of the mind must occur in order for humanity to succeed on a finite planet.
Our ancestral cousins far more intelligent than we credit them for, and they did things most of us cannot.
Yet another ocean monster has been discovered.
Pseudoscience is science’s shadow.
Science has come a long way since Mary Shelley penned "Frankenstein." But we still grapple with the same questions.
Safety through technology is no bad thing—Nietzsche himself sought doctors and medicines throughout his life—but it can become pathological.
A new survey, the DESI Legacy Imaging Survey, has found more lenses than all others put together. One of Einstein’s most revolutionary predictions is that mass bends light. During a […]
How can we learn from the lessons of the past and build a better future?
Grandmasters and drug dealers have one thing in common: They are many steps ahead of their rivals.
Gun violence is a public health crisis that is notoriously difficult to study because of politics. Finally, a new research initiative has the green light to collect life-saving data.
Neurons that store abstract representations of past experiences are activated when a new, similar event takes place.
"Nothing but naked people: fat ones, thin ones, old, young…"