The health care system isn't ready for that, either.
University of Tokyo scientists observe predicted quantum biochemical effects on cells.
People underestimate their opponent’s capacity to feel basic human sensations. We can short-circuit this impulse through moral reframing and perspective taking.
“It’s a big resource in the way the human genome is a big resource, in that you can go in and do discovery-based research."
Manly Bands wanted to improve on mens' wedding bands. Mission accomplished.
There are pros and cons to sending interstellar messages to aliens that may or may not exist.
Jonathan Berman wants us to have better dialogues.
The world is changing, and technology is driving that change. Today, that observation is about as compelling as the insight that water runs downhill. It’s just what technology (and water) […]
Awe makes us feel smaller but also more connected to life and each other.
If you were awaiting screaming death from the skies, you can relax. For now.
More than 30 essays on the subject "Why I became a Nazi" written by German women in 1934 have been lying fallow in the archives.
Puerto Rico's iconic telescope facilitated important scientific discoveries while inspiring young scientists and the public imagination.
The visual languages of comics and graphic novels are great exercise for developing brains.
Soviet researchers studied crime through a Marxist-Leninist lens. Under Lenin, a humanitarian approach to criminality briefly emerged, but dissipated when Stalin rose to power.
The most unpleasant aspect of intellectual liberalism is that when speech causes emotional or mental pain, the offended parties are morally entitled to nothing.
Mass determines a star’s fate… except when it doesn’t. Supernova events are common, visually spectacular astronomical cataclysms. In 1987, a supernova just ~168,000 light-years away was observed in the Large Magellanic […]
How the half-hour commute and motorised transport changed our cities into huge metropolises.
A new study finds evidence of an important neural speech pathway in macaques.
Most people believe themselves to be less at risk from COVID-19 than others similar to them, according to a recent UCL survey conducted in the U.S.
The English Department is instituting a series of reforms that cuts across the entire university.
After mammoth investments and two decades of anti-aging research, what do immortality proponents have to show for it?
The Chegg cheating scandal reveals a critical need to rethink the student experience in post-COVID education.