The British economic anthropologist Jason Hickel proposes "degrowth" in the face of recession.
A new study on mice showed that ginger may counter certain autoimmune disorders such as lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome.
As important as his Nobel Prize-winning technical accomplishments was his ability to communicate to the public.
At 35 light-years away, it’s also the 2nd coolest, 2nd widest planet ever found. Despite discovering more than 4000 exoplanets, most remain obscure. Although more than 4,000 confirmed exoplanets are known, […]
An antibody produced by llamas seems particularly effective at neutralizing a key protein of the novel coronavirus.
Russia's cyberattacks against Ukraine have been prolific and ongoing for several years. The future of war may begin in cyberspace.
The Netflix show about a Birmingham crime family and their personal demons concluded earlier this month.
Many contemporary composers live in the shadow of Bach and Beethoven, even though they’re just as interesting to listen to.
Black cat crossed your path?
Reduction is an approach that has been successful in science but is not itself synonymous with "science."
If our nearest star has an Earth-like planet, here’s how we’ll see it. As seen from up close, the signs of not only life, but our intelligent, technologically advanced human civilization […]
Physicists propose using time crystals to bring about a quantum computing revolution.
Growing marijuana in large, climate controlled warehouses is good for production but has a massive carbon footprint.
If you see a political movement embodying all of these traits, watch out.
It took a series of ingenious experiments in the 20th century to uncover some of our biggest cognitive biases.
Maybe eyes really are windows into the soul — or at least into the brain, as a new study finds.
Journey to the West is rightly considered one of the most influential novels ever written, but the real reason for its success may be its charismatic poster-boy: The Monkey King.
How do you get usable phosphorus into a system? A new study suggests lightning can do the trick.
Research has shown the benefits of mindfulness, but the current mindfulness craze cannot deliver on its overhyped promises.
"The surface is no longer a record of every impact the moon has ever had, because at some point, impacts were erasing previous impacts."
As a doctor, I am reminded every day of the fragility of the human body, how closely mortality lurks just around the corner.
Any alien civilization that grows to span an entire planet would spark the same effects that we have. So, what do we do about it?
Country music deserves better cultural ambassadors.
Masks are great, but what happens when we try to throw out a billion masks at once?
Amid such suffering, people need some joy.
How two seemingly distinct exoplanet systems turned out to be related. Practically every star in the Milky Way has a similar origin story. At some point in the past, a molecular […]
A new study from Ohio State University details implicit bias.