Fossils of ancient creatures doing anything are rare. This one is absolutely unique.
From exoplanets to supermassive black holes to the first stars and galaxies, Webb will show us the Universe as we've never seen it before.
It is normal for parents to experience intrusive thoughts about harming their children. Don't let the thoughts worry you.
Will nature or nurture win out?
Family rifts affect millions of Americans – research shows possible paths from estrangement toward reconciliation
Family relationships are on many people’s minds during the holiday season as sounds and images of happy family celebrations dominate the media. Anyone whose experiences don’t live up to the holiday […]
Evolutionary success is not about the number of one's children, but one's grandchildren: the children need to survive and pass on their genes.
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
Every year, scientists like George Church get better at editing the genomes of human beings. But will genome editing help or hurt us?
The Assam stone jars were described as early as 1929. Almost a century later, archaeologists still puzzle over their placement and purpose.
NicoBoard is an app that helps parents make sense of a frightening time.
Urinating in the direction of NATO’s staunchest opponent could cost you $350 or more. For world peace, aim wisely.
Whether they’re gas giants or rocky planets makes all the difference for life. Over the past 30 years, we went from not knowing if there were planets like ours around other […]
Too many people still view stay-at-home dads as feckless deadbeats, but their acceptance is an important step toward gender equality.
In 200 years, the mortality rate for children under the age of five (per 1,000 live births) has dropped from 40% to 3.7%.
Fossils of Australopithecus in a South African cave are one million years older than previously thought. This challenges the consensus that humans first evolved in East Africa.
Can Detroit get its comeback right?
Researchers believe they have found a single point mutation in an infection-sensing gene that causes the autoimmune disorder.
Society treats teenagers as if they’re a problem to be solved, but the truth is that we have to prepare them to solve our problems. It’s time that we change the narrative.
Can we stop mass shootings? The first step is collecting data, and these authors have done just that.
A deep learning AI running on a supercomputer was able to link patterns of brain connectivity to political ideology.
Stoicism says that we should change what we can, endure what we must. The company we keep is something we can, and often should, change.
The strangest thing about trying to predict the future is that our only clues lie in the past.
In the latest edition of the Starts With A Bang podcast, we talk with soon-to-be Dr. Arianna Long about galaxies, from birth to today.
Seldom are these conversations actually anti-racist.