Yes, there are reasons to worry about Twitter, but it's not about the bots.
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Lake Baikal holds nearly one-fourth of Earth's fresh surface water and is the most scientifically interesting lake on our planet.
Great genius is not born of lightning bolt-like moments of inspiration. In reality, perseverance plays the biggest role.
A 12-year long study examines the differences between how same-sex and different-sex couples argue, with some surprising results.
What factors explain the gender pay gap?
The negative associations of introversion help to explain why loneliness now carries such social stigma.
One bill hopes to repeal the crime of selling sex and expand social services; the other would legalize the entire sex trade.
The 20th century was marked by waves of pro-democracy revolutions. Now, the future of democracy looks uncertain.
It had long seemed impossible that supermassive black holes could grow to such enormous sizes. But the biggest problem is now solved.
And Dr. Jill Tarter never once lost her composure. One of the most fascinating questions in all of science is: “are we alone?” Since our distant ancestors first gazed at […]
Amid the panic of the COVID-19 pandemic, are we building the surveillance states of tomorrow?
It contains more water than all the Great Lakes combined, and the science of our planet explains why. Although practically all of Earth’s human population lives on dry land, our surface […]
Insomnia is the product of mental or emotional pressure.
One of the scientists with the Viking missions says yes.
"Superstar" firms have been lowering labor's share of GDP in recent decades, a new study finds.
Country music deserves better cultural ambassadors.
Celebrating five years since Grain Brain was published, David Perlmutter doubles down on his warnings.
Millennial income did not recover from the Great Recession like older generations', a disparity that can have dire consequences for future generations.
What would you do if money was no object?
Scientists have discovered that neurological response to posture is separate from movement.
Learn how to enter into the mindset of a successful inventor.
We know that excessive blue light is a problem. Now we know why.