Proteus could someday be used to create extremely strong and lightweight armor and locks.
A clear alternative has yet to emerge.
While there is more to North Korean cinema than meets the eye, the country’s film industry ultimately amounts to little more than a mouthpiece for the ruling Kim dynasty.
Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality, how will humans change in the next 10,000 years?
Discussions of human evolution are usually backward looking, as if the greatest triumphs and challenges were in the distant past.
Geopolitics is not a magic 8-ball. But making financial decisions — such as those regarding retirement — in a multipolar world without geopolitics is akin to flying blind in a storm.
Aristotle's ancient virtues play a vital role in today's war.
From textiles and transportation to chemicals and microchips, a group of researchers proposes a new way to measure the impact of innovation.
Masks are great, but what happens when we try to throw out a billion masks at once?
The decades-long conflict is best understood not through secondhand accounts of historians, but the primary accounts of people who actually experienced it.
From "shell shock" to "combat fatigue," the wars of the past century have violently illuminated the power trauma can wield over the mind and body.
Preventing scurvy is not just a problem in the Antarctic.
America’s war in Southeast Asia is fading fast from memory. These maps offer a horrific reminder.
English is a dynamic language, and this summer's new additions to dictionary.com tell us a lot about how we're living.
A boy in Germany seems to be the first person to be cured of a rare and painful skin condition commonly called "butterfly disease."
Less than 1% of all venture capital funding in the US is given to Black entrepreneurs. Now is the time for that to change.
The world is full of great mysteries. This is one of them.
An article in Journal of Bioethical Inquiry raises questions about the goal of these advocacy groups.
It doesn't matter how ridiculous a lie is. As long as it is repeated often enough, some people will believe it.
The pandemic has many people questioning whether they ever want to go back to the office.
A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?
555-million-year-old oceanic creatures share genes with today's humans, finds a new study.
The Russian mindset is characterized by cynicism and distrust.
New research from the University of Granada found that stress could help determine sex.
Learning and development leaders can play a key role in fostering inclusion in the workplace, improving creativity and innovation in the process.
We have a morbid curiosity about nautical disaster stories. The Irish "Wreck Viewer" offers a window into centuries of marine misfortune.