"You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it."
People who visit Florence seem strangely susceptible to Stendhal syndrome, which is blamed on an overwhelming sense of awe.
Death is the great and terrifying unknown, awaiting us all at the end of this life. Giving it a personality makes it easier to gaze upon.
The new treatment targets the underlying genetic cause of the disease.
Why do we deprive students of the historical and cultural context of science?
Scientists are using bioelectronic medicine to treat inflammatory diseases, an approach that capitalizes on the ancient "hardwiring" of the nervous system.
More than 20% Americans live in a state with access to a medically assisted death.
From Brahms to Tchaikovsky, here's a curated list of composers whose music has shaped the classical canon.
Behind the scenes, Hitler had at least three disastrous relationships, including a short-lived marriage.
It may depend on whether you're an "easily empathetically embarrassed" person.
Now they're pointing the way to future battery technologies.
It’s the early 20th century, and you are the captain of a ship. A barquentine specifically—three masts and a coal-burning steam engine in her belly. She’s a sturdy and capable […]
Historians know how military technologies evolved, but the reasons why remain poorly understood.
The "Foundation" series, recently adapted into a show by Apple TV, was inspired by a fascinating, real-life academic discipline.
The famous cognition test was reworked for cuttlefish. They did better than expected.
Researchers devise groundbreaking new methods to create and duplicate single-atom transistors for quantum computers.
Researchers found that the hearts of Sufi devotees harmonized as one during a mystical practice. And this isn't the first study to show heart synchronization between people.
The business case for diversity and inclusion is overwhelming. We know that diverse teams benefit from increased productivity and a wider knowledge base. We know that varied perspectives help us […]
Insomnia is the product of mental or emotional pressure.
A study found alarming changes in the bodies of astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
Princeton scientists find a new way to control nuclear fusion reactions.
Scientists make an important discovery for the future of computing.