The rarest stars in the Universe are the ones we need the most to make humanity possible. Like everything in the Universe, stars are born, they live a little while, […]
According to Sigmund Freud, our revulsion at taboos is an attempt to suppress a part of us that actually wants to do them.
Russia's cyberattacks against Ukraine have been prolific and ongoing for several years. The future of war may begin in cyberspace.
People around the world, mostly Generation Z, are obsessed with the look and feel of gothic, elitist universities. Why?
"The name's Bond. Jane Bond."
Global inequality takes many forms, including who has lost the most children
Taking time for thoughtful consideration has fallen out of fashion, writes Emily Chamlee-Wright. How can we restore good faith and good judgement to our increasingly polarized conversations?
Finland reveals that happiness is more about mindset than umbrella drinks and sun-warmed beaches.
Targeting a signaling pathway in mice helped them retain muscle and bone mass aboard the International Space Station, according to a new study.
The artifacts were often made from found objects – an Ivory dish-soap bottle transformed into an earthenware figure.
Scientists confirm that slow blinks are an effective way to connect with a cat.
The largest moon in our Solar System, often overlooked, is a water-rich world. Does that mean life? Here on Earth, life took hold very early on in our planet’s history, and […]
The new record-holder opens up a literal Universe full of possibilities. Someday, even our own Sun will eventually run out of hydrogen fuel in its core, bringing a tremendous set […]
Mind Bank Ai is the newest entrant in an ambitious idea: using AI to create a kind of immortality.
Is the experience we call "love" felt the same in every language?
Data from LinkedIn suggests soft skills will be the most in-demand as the economy begins to rebuild and 2020 grads look for work.
What makes some psychopaths better able to control their antisocial tendencies?
Americans have a lower life expectancy than people in other rich countries despite paying much more for healthcare. We explore the number of factors which might explain this difference.
Our brains did not evolve to shop on Amazon.
Did the 20th century bring a breakthrough in how children are treated?
The Industrial Revolution changed music forever, thanks to a combination of technological advances and clever entrepreneurs.
Research suggests that aging affects a brain circuit critical for learning and decision-making.
In 2006, the IAU demoted Pluto. Here’s what we know today. In 2006, the last planet in our Solar System suffered an unforgettable insult, as Pluto — known for generations as our ninth […]