Will and Ariel Durant were praised for their ability to look at the big picture without losing sight of its little details, even if they did miss some of them.
New research suggests you can't fake your emotional state to improve your work life — you have to feel it.
Researchers believe they have found a single point mutation in an infection-sensing gene that causes the autoimmune disorder.
Socrates lived during a time when people did not strive to separate fact from fiction. So how much of what we know about Socrates is true?
The weirdest thing about the 21 feet found near Vancouver since 2007? Foul play has been ruled out.
Elastic thinking can reveal the assumptions that hamstring our ability to solve seemingly intractable problems.
Can we stop a rogue AI by teaching it ethics? That might be easier said than done.
The Spanish language has the ability to minimize and exaggerate by the simple addition of a suffix.
"Nothing but naked people: fat ones, thin ones, old, young…"
People tend to reflexively assume that fun events – like vacations – will go by really quickly.
A tourist generally has an eye for the things that have become almost invisible to the resident.
If dark energy gets stronger with time, our fate could be an utter catastrophe. When it comes to the entire Universe, one of the biggest existential questions we’re capable of […]
Companies can identify you from your music preferences, as well as influence and profit from your behavior.
Smallpox was nothing new in 1721.
A new study may help us better understand how children build social cognition through caregiver interaction.
The English Department is instituting a series of reforms that cuts across the entire university.
A setup of the system used by the BaBar collaboration to probe time-reversal symmetry violation directly. The ϒ(4s) particle was created, it decays into two mesons (which can be a […]
The Silicon Valley titan has promised scholarships for its tech-focused certificate courses alongside $10 million in job training grants.
Tens of millions of Americans consume cannabis regularly. They're likely ingesting high levels of toxins. Only the federal government has the power and the resources to protect them.
The job market of tomorrow will require people to develop their technical capacity in tandem with human-only skills.
Going to smaller and smaller distance scales reveals more fundamental views of nature, which means if we can understand and describe the smallest scales, we can build our way to […]
Some purveyors of "wellness" sure are sounding like right-wing conspiracy theorists.
According to recent papers by Zucman, and his colleague Emmanuel Saez, one should be implemented.