Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
Take a look at the Times Square Totem, the Trafalgar Square Pyramid, and other landmarks that were never built.
The answer to this question depends on how you define "freedom."
Yukio Mishima treated his life as if it were a story — one with a surprising and deadly final act.
Engineered immune cells have prevented Type 1 diabetes in mice.
Thomas Baldwin's Airopaidia (1786) includes the earliest sketches of the earth from a balloon.
Many contemporary composers live in the shadow of Bach and Beethoven, even though they’re just as interesting to listen to.
The role of the Devil’s advocate was to argue against the beatification of mystics. Contrary to popular belief, they did not wear Prada.
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Reduction is an approach that has been successful in science but is not itself synonymous with "science."
Singapore is a breeding ground of truly green buildings.
Researchers at UT Southwestern noted a 47 percent increase in blood flow to regions associated with memory.
Great genius is not born of lightning bolt-like moments of inspiration. In reality, perseverance plays the biggest role.
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
How different types of green space affect mental health.
A new study finds an unexpected trait that young people want in a lifelong partner.
And can we devise an experiment to tell, even when we aren’t looking? One of the most bizarre aspects of quantum physics is that the fundamental entities that make up the […]
Maya Angelou will be commemorated in a new permanent art installation in San Francisco. Poet and novelist, Angelou had a storied relationship with the city. She attended the George Washington […]
Researchers devise an effective new predictive tool for maritime first-responders.
Textual analysis of social media posts finds users' anxiety and suicide-risk levels are rising, among other negative trends.
Since 1957, the world's space agencies have been polluting the space above us with countless pieces of junk, threatening our technological infrastructure and ability to venture deeper into space.
The Roman Space Telescope will study the expansion of the universe and search for distant planets.
Researchers speculate the famous monument was one of the world’s first solar calendars, possibly inspired by trade with ancient Egyptians.
The effects of deforestation extend farther than previously thought.