Awareness of one's own heartbeat has some positive effects.
Big data is here to save your dinner.
When was the last time you spent some quality time with yourself?
Mammals have a history stretching back 325 million years. To study that ancient history is to know our own origins.
"I suddenly woke up one day and thought, you idiot, you are letting your life fade away, you have got to do something."
Biomedical science assumes that people want to live as long as possible. They don't.
A thief left her phone at the scene. The victim took over her social media, sparking a wild internet-sleuthing saga
What started as a viral case of public shaming has morphed into a dark story involving internet sleuths, a criminal network, and the suspicious death of a 62-year-old man in St. Louis.
Harmony and moderation make for a happier life.
The negative associations of introversion help to explain why loneliness now carries such social stigma.
A large study shows changes in the brain scans of lonely people in the area involved in imagination, memory, and daydreaming.
Seattle slowly raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour. The results provide fuel for both sides of the minimum wage debate.
Can we stop mass shootings? The first step is collecting data, and these authors have done just that.
Scientists used 3D scans to analyze the corpse of Amenhotep I. They discovered that his brain was never removed and that he was circumcised, among other curiosities.
The Jewish prophets, Plato, Sun Tzu, and Buddha all lived in a "golden age" of philosophy that laid the foundation of modern thought.
Deaths of despair are skyrocketing in the U.S., while at the same time, they are falling in other wealthy countries. What are we doing wrong?
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
This map shows that the territories discovered by Europeans add up to an area no bigger than Utah.
We've fooled ourselves before with galaxies that look just like this one. The evidence we have simply isn't strong enough.
A team at Mount Sinai has discovered the neural mechanism behind social isolation.
A successful trial that tested a vaccine against bladder cancer in dogs could help develop a similar one for humans.
The same parts of the brain that help us navigate complex social interactions can also drive us to make wildly bad investments.