From forecasting stock prices to diagnosing disease, Swarm AI enables better group decisions.
Science has not yet reached a consensus on the nature of consciousness.
Can a non-native species be a friend instead of a foe?
We eat 50 billion chickens every year. Is there a better way?
“I watched closely for the sun or stars to appear, to correct my chronometer, on the accuracy of which our lives and the success of the journey would depend.”
In all of science, no figures have changed the world more than Einstein and Newton. Will anyone ever be as revolutionary again?
Frank Lloyd Wright captured serenity in his masterpiece, Fallingwater, but his egotistical tendencies made life for others anything but serene.
How different people react to threats of violence.
The East India Company issued stocks to minimize the risk on their unpredictable but highly lucrative voyages. The rest is history.
Introducing the Deep Space Food Challenge.
The unique light signatures of nautical beacons translate into hypnotic cartography.
Though gloomy and dense, Russian literature is hauntingly beautiful, offering a relentlessly persistent inquiry into the human experience.
Fossilized footprints found at an excavation site in southwest New Mexico prove humans colonized the continent much earlier than previously thought.
What was this mammoth tusk doing on the ocean floor 150 miles from land?
There is no rule that will force Omicron or another COVID variant to become less deadly over time, but there is reason for hope.
William Shatner is going to space because Jeff Bezos loves Star Trek.
To clear Scotland’s roads in winter, the local traffic agency employs heavy machinery with punny names. Can you grit and bear it?
At its biggest for the next 15 years, it’s still much smaller than the Moon. On October 6, 2020, Mars makes its closest approach to Earth until 2035. Earth orbits in […]
How do you recover after an economic apocalypse? It is not what you know, but who you know.
Your brain is remarkably good at mapping out physical spaces — even if it's an imaginary space like Hogwarts. But how does the brain do it?
Elon Musk suggested remote-controlled, vibrating anal beads. Thankfully, there are more mundane explanations.
Yes, there are reasons to worry about Twitter, but it's not about the bots.
An interview with CRISPR co-discoverer and Nobel Prize-winner Dr. Jennifer Doudna.
Diplomacy is war by other means.
Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect.