The placebo effect is not the "power of positive thinking." The fact that it is getting stronger is not a good development.
Forget little green men: These scientists say we should be more worried about little green germs.
A levitating vehicle might someday explore the moon, asteroids, and other airless planetary surfaces.
Those silky tea bags might be releasing plastics into your digestive system.
Aligning your goals with deeply held values produces better results—in your career and life.
A new study pushes back on psychiatry industry talking points.
And Dr. Jill Tarter never once lost her composure. One of the most fascinating questions in all of science is: “are we alone?” Since our distant ancestors first gazed at […]
For more than 10 billion years, the star-formation rate across the Universe has been plummeting. Here’s the story. Take a look at a wide variety of galaxies in the Universe, and […]
Scientists have developed an algorithm that reliably detects the signs of Alzheimer’s dementia before its onset.
This has implications for linguistics, biology, musical composition, and even A.I.
The most unusual star known has finally had its dimming scientifically explained. Here’s the unusual, dusty resolution. The science of planet-hunting has truly taken off in the 21st century, with […]
Everyone could be wearing a tDCS cap in 5-10 years, top scientist states.
Researchers learn how to selectively erase memories in snails, a first step.
From its symbolism within the Seven Kingdoms, to its political allegory for all of us beyond it, the season seven finale is an epic set-up for the final showdown.
If Indiana Jones and Google Earth had a love child, it would be GlobalXplorer, a "space archaeology" software by TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak.
The Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (XDF), the deepest view of the distant Universe ever taken. Image credit: NASA; ESA; G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch, University of California, Santa […]
You are already a cyborg! Here's 10 ways you could merge even more with technology in the coming decade.
This discovery could lead to a whole new class of drugs for psychiatric disorders.
Alphabet and Facebook are working get two-thirds of the world online by beaming internet down from unmanned crafts flying in the stratosphere. But before Alphabet and Facebook can execute its programs, these companies may have to get over some regulatory hurdles.
And the story you heard about their origin being solved? It’s 100% wrong. “From a little spark may burst a flame.” –Dante Alighieri Although it was recently reported that a mysterious […]
Anonymous targets Donald Trump for his proposed ban on allowing Muslims to enter the United States.
How you get to work, and how long that journey takes, generally determine the level of satisfaction you have with your commute, according to British and Canadian researchers.
The sounds you hear are affected by what you see. Experience it for yourself! “It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we […]