Airless tires are puncture-proof and more environmentally friendly. And Michelin is aiming to get them on your car by 2024.
Before the war, medical experts treated the body as a sum of its parts. Conditions like wound shock and brain damage called for a change in perspective.
Legendary cartoonist John Groth's pictorial map captures LA's film factories in their Golden Age.
We each have the same 24 hours in the day. How will you spend yours?
The synthetic cartilage was made from cellulose fibers — the stuff found in wood — mixed with a goo called polyvinyl alcohol.
The attitude we take to Will Smith's slap will mirror our attitudes to violence, masculinity, and protecting others more generally.
Scientific certainty survival kit: How to push back against skeptics who exploit uncertainty for political gain
When reading critiques that inflate the uncertainty of science, ask these 7 questions.
The main bioactive compound in catnip seems to protect cats from mosquitoes. It might protect humans, too.
The peasant turned czarist advisor has come to be known and feared as the devil incarnate, but was he really as demonic as we have been led to believe?
The mad dog’s bite caused a hideous metamorphosis, which transformed its human victim into a nefarious monster.
The path to sobriety isn't one that can be traveled alone, studies suggest.
Pandemic rumors and information overload make separating fact from fancy difficult, putting people's health and lives at risk.
Move over SSRIs, Advil is on the way.
Fashion Week, 2050
The famed science fiction author coined the term "cyberspace" before it existed.
Normally, life expectancy increases every year. For Americans, the opioid epidemic is changing that.
A new study compared cognitive boosts from running versus relaxing.
Galactic mergers should push gas and dust into the centers of galaxies. So why are these two so quiet? Scientists have studied the closest, largest, brightest galaxies to Earth for centuries. […]
Nothing is 100% safe or 100% effective, but vaccine-hesitancy is even worse. It’s one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make in your life: do I vaccinate my child, and […]
Only 46 monks have completed the seven-year marathon since 1885.
Jonathan Zittell Smith, the most influential scholar of religion of the past half-century, thought that religion "is created for the scholar’s analytic purposes."
A new study has found a mechanism that links poor sleep with deterioration of brain function.
And if you’re experiencing it consistently, you just might be doing it wrong all along. “I do have a blurred memory of sitting on the stairs and trying over and over […]
A new genetic test could improve the palm oil industry and reduce deforestation.