The power of play: our forgotten lifehack.
Though difficult to watch, films like "Shoah" and "Life of Crime" cover topics that should not be ignored.
Diversity training is easy to get wrong. Here's how to build an effective program.
Society-changing ideas form through a three-stage process, argues author Michael Bhaskar.
Research suggests that aging affects a brain circuit critical for learning and decision-making.
Most of us will never run a 4 minute mile. But on a bicycle, almost anyone can do it. As human beings, we often take for granted how our bodies work. […]
But few critics actually addressed the science on climate change.
When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
Everything is being driven apart. But there’s hope of reaching what’s currently so far away. For the first 7.8 billion years, the Universe unfolded exactly as scientists would have expected in […]
An immune molecule sometimes produced during infection can influence the social behavior of mice.
Contact-tracing apps can be a useful tool for public health, but they have considerable false positive and false negative rates.
Can passenger airships make a triumphantly 'green' comeback?
Maps show the oldest company in (nearly) every country – and a few interesting corporate trends.
Our Universe is 13.8 billion years old, and our Sun formed about 2/3rds of the way through. Here’s what came before it. When it comes to the great cosmic question of […]
Just because an idea is fashionable doesn’t mean it’s relevant for our Universe. One of the greatest unsolved puzzles in all of science is dark energy. The Universe isn’t just […]
Consciousness expert Michael Graziano on what, if anything, makes us uniquely human.
The laws of physics are not time-reversal invariant. Here’s how we know. No matter when, where, or what you are in the Universe, you experience time in only one direction: forwards. […]
Technology that enables telemedicine is set to change the medical field for patients, doctors, and investors.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
Jewish people living in nearly all European countries report that anti-Semitism has grown in recent years.
Xenon-124 isn’t stable, and the direct detection of its decay could lead us to an even greater prize. Our Universe is old: 13.8 billion years old, to be precise. Many of […]
A single thought experiment reveals a paradox. Could quantum gravity be the solution? Sometimes, if you want to understand how nature truly works, you need to break things down to […]