Gain-of-function mutation research may help predict the next pandemic — or, critics argue, cause one.
It's not the caffeine; it's the people.
Think leisure is pointless?
Next time you listen to scary campfire stories, sit with a friend who has aphantasia.
Sharing QAnon disinformation is harming the children devotees purport to help.
From travel restrictions to forced isolation, the new coronavirus brings psychological threats, too.
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Nematodes demonstrate that neurons can influence offspring's genetics.
The fine Facebook just paid was huge, but many in tech say it wasn't nearly enough to protect your data.
Stems cells have always been pretty amazing.
When the protection of academic freedom is compromised, scholarship and greater society suffer the effects.
Your co-workers could be causing your insomnia.
Brett M. Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, one of three women who's accused him of sexual assault, are due to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
What does it mean to live authentically and to be your authentic self? Most importantly, how long does it take to get there?
The research isn't all negative.
Want to think more creatively? Move your body, and move away from your emotional baseline—in any direction.
An accidental discovery may lead to a vaccine-like treatment for depression and PTSD.
Descartes’ solitary, inward-facing mindset misconstrues the social nature of our thinking. Social Cartesianism better captures the soul of what matters in distinguishing humans from animals or machines.
Plato wasn't worried that democracy tended to lead to Donald Trump-style tyranny (despite what Andrew Sullivan claims). Here's what he was really concerned about.
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It's an app that creates more fear than love and has more potential to ruin lives than boost them.
The coming decade will see an emergence of new innovations that will keep drunk drivers off the road without the inconvenience of existing breathalyzer technology.
The recession is on its way out and, with it, so goes the hirer's job market. When conducting interviews, remember that your job is to disqualify wrong candidates while simultaneously keeping good ones from getting away.