The last time the population shrank was during the great famine of 1959-61.
After mammoth investments and two decades of anti-aging research, what do immortality proponents have to show for it?
July 4th and New Years Eve are the most dangerous times for a hail of falling bullets from ‘celebratory gunfire.’ “What goes up, must come down,” is an old saying […]
Altos Labs is an ambitious new anti-aging company with billions of dollars to back it up.
Did the 20th century bring a breakthrough in how children are treated?
A large study shows changes in the brain scans of lonely people in the area involved in imagination, memory, and daydreaming.
This map of Hutterite colonies in North America says something about religion and evolution — and more precisely, speciation.
Such massive, early supermassive black holes have puzzled astronomers for decades. At last, we've finally figured out how they form.
Move over, forest bathing.
Galactic archaeology has uncovered a spectacular find: the Milky Way already existed more than 13 billion years ago.
Using data collected from ancient civilizations across the world, researchers identified the most significant factors in human development. War came out on top.
Theoretical physicist Leonard Mlodinow offers three strategies for relaxing your cognitive filters to give your brilliant ideas time to shine in the spotlight of the conscious mind.
Taking care of our minds is an often neglected aspect of aging. What are we going to do about it?
Seismic data from 2016 reveals a rare bi-directional boomerang earthquake.
Your brain is bursting with ideas, and most of them are … weird. You only have to recall the wonderfully bonkers notions of your childhood. Like the time you wanted […]
Behind the scenes, Hitler had at least three disastrous relationships, including a short-lived marriage.
Can Detroit get its comeback right?
A tourist generally has an eye for the things that have become almost invisible to the resident.
What makes a life worth living as you grow older?
"Too many teenagers are ignoring or are unaware of new types of jobs that are emerging."
Pandemic-inspired housing innovation will collide with techno-acceleration.
Is it ethical to use a dead man's sperm to become pregnant?
Can a real pandemic (such as COVID-19) turn into mass hysteria?
The answer can be found several thousand years ago, in the Roman city of Cyrene.