Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
Knowing that technology would advance in the future, NASA put some moon rock samples into storage without opening them. Now, they have.
It started with a 22-year-old woman, named in papers only as Mrs McK.
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
Long before tobacco arrived from the Americas, ancient civilizations in the Old World were getting high off hemp smoke and opium.
Historical geniuses used the "creative nap" to give their minds a boost. Apparently, the "hypnagogic state" can help with problem solving.
Is it true that half of disaster relief is motivated politically rather than by need?
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
Reduction is an approach that has been successful in science but is not itself synonymous with "science."
Augustine's theology came to define Christianity, but there was a rival theology.
From succubi to aliens, stories of abductions or other unsettling encounters have been with us for millennia. What explains them?
Researchers at UT Southwestern noted a 47 percent increase in blood flow to regions associated with memory.
Intrapreneurs tap into the spirit of entrepreneurialism to innovate and find personal meaning at work, but organizations need to celebrate their efforts more.
Yukio Mishima treated his life as if it were a story — one with a surprising and deadly final act.
In theory, history is the sum of everything that ever happened; in practice, it’s a story we tell ourselves to make sense of and justify our actions in the present.
For a long time, important events could only be visualized retroactively through paintings. Photography allowed us to capture history as — or sometimes even before — it happened.
Stockholm Syndrome is the most famous of 10 psychological disorders named after world cities. Most relate to tourism or hostage-taking.
Many key inventions were unique: one-offs.
The planet is making a lot less noise during lockdown.
A new study finds an unexpected trait that young people want in a lifelong partner.