It's the clitoris, stupid!
Hybrid animals emere when two different species from the same family reproduce. For many years, the kunga’s lineage was just another genetic mystery.
From the tablets of the Babylonians to the telescopes of modern science, humans have always looked to the skies for fundamental answers.
On New Year's Eve 1899, the captain of this Pacific steamliner sailed into history. Or did he?
Work that can break down the body can also break down the mind.
Three out of four Russians accused of witchcraft were men.
You've heard of Stephen Hawking. Ever heard of Renata Kallosh? Didn't think so.
Though gloomy and dense, Russian literature is hauntingly beautiful, offering a relentlessly persistent inquiry into the human experience.
The gem lapis lazuli is the source of luminescent blue in manuscript illustrations.
Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality, how will humans change in the next 10,000 years?
Discussions of human evolution are usually backward looking, as if the greatest triumphs and challenges were in the distant past.
From animated umbrellas to polite-but-violent turtle-people, Japan's folklore contains some extremely creative monsters.
Researchers at the Rotman School of Management discovered that past victories rarely translate into new environments.
"Enforcing language norms is a way of enforcing power structures."
Hubble, even at its best, only reveals perhaps 10% of what’s out there. Here’s how we get the rest. When you gaze up at the night sky, through the veil of […]
His book warns us of the dangers of mass media, passivity, and how even an intelligent population can be driven to gladly choose dictatorship over freedom.
Can female nudity ever be empowering?
When we don't know the reasons behind our choices, we confabulate.
Valentine’s Day celebrations occur all around the world in different ways that reflect local ideas about love.
What was going on in the world of health and strange bodily functions?
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes a species of bumble bee – the rusty patched bumble bee – should be under federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Researchers track thousands of healthy honeybees to figure out what's leading to their decline.
How one researcher created a pirate bay for science more powerful than even libraries at top universities.
World Health Organization Demands Pharmaceutical Companies Stop Withholding Clinical Trials as Study Finds Over Half of Registered Clinical Trials Are Never Published
In the United States, the FDA has the power to fine drug companies $10,000 a day for failing to publish clinical trials, yet most clinical trials still never see the light of day.
Have you ever wondered whose job it was to eliminate gruesome content from your news feed? A terrific investigation over at Wired pulls back the curtain on this massive labor-driven endeavor.
Tales of hidden research, perverse incentives and profit-hungry pharmaceutical companies should give you pause before filling that prescription.
BEIJING AND TOKYO – The Chunjie celebrations have come to an end this week and, starting from next Monday, we can expect Beijing’s political retaliations against Tokyo and Manila for […]