The few seconds of nuclear explosion opening shots in Godzilla alone required more than 6.5 times the entire budget of the monster movie they ended up in.
One of the scariest films of the 1970s didn't set out to be a horror film at all.
Human organs don't always show up where doctors expect.
Virgin birth – which involves the development of an unfertilised egg – has preoccupied humans for aeons. And although it can’t happen in mammals, it does seem to be possible in […]
If future studies prove it to be successful, this technique for the early detection of pancreatic cancer could save thousands of lives.
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
Far from being inappropriate, many of the most controversial acceptance speeches highlighted important issues in the film industry.
Physics demands that it couldn’t be any other way. Here’s why. Ask anyone — even someone with no background in science — to name something that Einstein did, and odds are they’ll come back with […]
Technologically, the answer is definitely no. But that doesn't mean CGI is always used to good effect.
A new study found that personality growth in young adults predicted career benefits such as income, degree attainment, and job satisfaction.
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.
Nazi supporters held huge rallies and summer camps for kids throughout the United States in the 1930s.
The scent of sickness: 5 questions answered about using dogs – and mice and ferrets – to detect disease
Could medical detection animals smell coronavirus?
The revolution is already happening.
"Politics is weird. It’s the only business in the world in which you take a really, really important position, and you give it to someone with no qualifications." —Tony Blair
Business leaders know they must prepare for technological upheavals in the years ahead. But keeping up-to-date on new technologies—to say nothing of understanding their complexities and forecasting those shifts—is an […]
fMRI scans show each new thing you think of as a "thought worm."
Nikolaas Tinbergen's concept of "supernormal stimulus" explains why humans are attracted to a heightened version of reality.
To war is human – and Neanderthals were very like us.
Researchers have recently discovered two of the genes that govern this weird-looking salamander's ability to regenerate limbs, eyes, and even its brain.
From talking about Schrödinger's cat to nuking the South Pole, this decades-old interview shows why Kaku was born to be a science educator.
Did the 20th century bring a breakthrough in how children are treated?
Comfort has won, and most formality is gone.
We still don’t know how the information encoded onto it gets out. No matter what you do in the Universe, its overall entropy always increases. Even when we put things in […]
What responsibility should government authorities and Big Tech take in policing the spread of sedition-oriented content?