If A.I.s are as smart as mice or dogs, do they deserve the same rights?
Successful romantic relationships require desire, but that desire doesn't have to be sexual.
Russia's cyberattacks against Ukraine have been prolific and ongoing for several years. The future of war may begin in cyberspace.
In his new book, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang explores how media narratives can warp public perception of political candidates.
Many contemporary composers live in the shadow of Bach and Beethoven, even though they’re just as interesting to listen to.
Engineers borrowed the maple tree's "helicopter" to design tiny, flying microchips, which perform various tasks while in whirling free fall.
If you ask your maps app to find "restaurants that aren't McDonald's," you won't like the result.
A Nazi institute produced a Bible without the Old Testament that portrayed Jesus as an Aryan hero fighting Jewish people.
Jokes so cheesy even French philosophers will love them.
The far infrared reveals both the coldest and hottest gas in the Universe, and can teach us what no other wavelength range can.
Most people seem to enjoy liberalism and its spin offs, but what is it exactly? Where did the idea come from?
Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?
Frank Slater’s book "Practical Portrait Painting" reveals the secrets of masters old and new, from Leonardo da Vinci to Augustus John.
Sometimes breaking a rule is the ethical thing to do.
Vladimir Putin adores Fyodor Dostoevsky. A close reading of the legendary author’s texts reveals the feeling might have been mutual.
Archaeologists suggest this may have been the Americas' "oldest hotel."
The light from Earendel took 12.9 billion years to reach Hubble. The star is millions of times brighter than our Sun and 50 times as massive.
Israel looks to deploy its “Iron Beam” air-defense system within the year.
Using cellulose from trees and a synthetic polymer, MIT researchers have created a material that "is stronger and tougher than some types of bone, and harder than typical aluminum alloys."
The secret to alleviating chronic back pain may be to treat psychological issues like anxiety and repressed emotions.
A puzzling — and huge — break in the geological record finally might be explained.
By toppling medieval Europe’s mightiest political power, the Protestant Reformation ushered in a new age of freedom, religious and otherwise.
New ideas inevitably face opposition. A new book called "The Human Element" argues that overcoming opposition requires understanding the concepts of "Fuel" and "Friction."
With sodium-sensitive eyes, we’d see it every new Moon. With no detectable gases, the Moon appears to be atmosphere-free. The Moon as seen from a view above the majority of Earth’s […]