Lovers are parted from lovers, (grand)parents from children, families from their dead.
These animals to grow scalpel-sharp and precisely shaped tools that are resistant to breaking.
The way that the ancient Megalodon adapted to water temperature has important implications for modern marine creatures.
Drones have a lot to learn from the landing abilities of birds.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield shares how living in space has bettered his life on Earth.
Research shows that those who spend more time speaking tend to emerge as the leaders of groups, regardless of their intelligence.
Six denominations share the Holy Sepulcher, but not all between them is peace and love.
People underestimate their opponent’s capacity to feel basic human sensations. We can short-circuit this impulse through moral reframing and perspective taking.
The human brain is only the latest chapter in the ancient story of thinking on Earth.
Now that it's fully commissioned, the James Webb Space Telescope begins its exploration of the Universe. Here are its first science images!
Astronomers in 2017 caught an image of a supermassive black hole in a galaxy far, far away. Doing it in our own galaxy is a huge milestone.
A new study proposes that Hawking radiation could be used to find dark matter in places like primordial black holes.
Social media distorts the reality of the public sphere.
A new AI-generated map of dark matter shows previously undiscovered filamentary structures connecting galaxies.
Livestock now outweighs wild mammals and birds ten-fold.
A study reports that people think those with similar personality traits look alike and vice versa.
“What am I missing?” is a question that journalist Mónica Guzmán thinks more people should start asking.
The same parts of the brain that help us navigate complex social interactions can also drive us to make wildly bad investments.
Our economy is dominated by middlemen, including huge companies such as Walmart and Amazon. There are many benefits to going direct instead.
Solitude, by itself, does not predict feelings of loneliness.
Are hardened wood knives and nails coming to a store near you?