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For centuries, men prevented women from writing music. These classical composers broke with social norms and made their mark on history.
Scientists discover surviving viruses in 15,000-year-old glacier ice on the Tibetan Plateau in China.
Dark personality traits include psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and narcissism. Is there room for empathy?
Here’s how the closest place to “hell” in our Solar System might actually be home to life. From afar, Venus seems like the most uninhabitable planet of all. NASA’s Magellan mission […]
Here's what the weather phenomenon baking large parts of the country actually means.
There really might be extraterrestrials out there, attempting to make contact. Here's how science, not fiction, is attempting to find them.
60% of all potentially dangerous asteroids remain undetected.
The retraction crisis has morphed into a citation crisis.
Disgusting behavior is often crucial to survival.
Artifacts uncovered in southeast Asia offer clues on early complex human cultures.
Earth is not a benign mother. We have begun to witness what happens when it unleashes its fury.
On forums, “true bitcoiners” didn’t talk about technology or crypto. Instead, they talked about trust and corruption.
How close are we to human teleportation? Successes in quantum teleportation experiments abound.
An unprecedented number of new satellites threatens the night sky as we know it. Will we act in time to save it?
For the past 150+ years, the big ones have all missed us. But at some point, our good luck will run out.
The modern antiracist movement is harming the very people it claims to help, according to the linguist John McWhorter.
75 years after Erwin Schrödinger's prescient description of something like DNA, we still don't know the "laws of life."
After it became clear that the world wasn't 6,000 years old, some proposed that northern peoples had emerged independently from others.
A "seafood mafia" is plying the waters between India and Sri Lanka to satisfy China's appetite for an increasingly rare delicacy.
Your subjective experience might not end the moment your heart stops, research on near-death experiences suggests.