Zuranolone might help people feel better sooner than if they were relying on standard treatment alone.
Should we be searching for life on other planets, or technology?
Satire and an inflated sense of self-importance collide in a series of maps that goes back more than 100 years in American history.
Mexico City, already progressive, takes more steps to protect its LGBT+ citizens.
Washing your hands with soap and water can help protect against the coronavirus. But only if you do it correctly.
Archaeologists suggest this may have been the Americas' "oldest hotel."
We know it couldn't have began from a singularity. So how small could it have been at the absolute minimum?
If it wasn’t a singularity, how small could it have been? Today, when you look out in any direction as far as the laws of physics allow us to see, the […]
As the fabled star continues to dim, the world holds its breath and hopes. Here’s what’s in store when the fateful day arrives. The stars in the night sky, normally static […]
In David Epstein's 'Range', dabblers and dillettantes are ascendant.
The Buddha's teachings seem to be on point.
It's not what you have, it's what you do with it.
Now, you can add chanting to your brain training regimen.
From La Rinconada in Peru to South Africa's deepest mines: the quest for gold drives people to the greatest heights and depths on Earth.
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Is life worse or better than non-existence? And if it is, who is judging? Welcome to anti-natalism, a small but lively corner of philosophy.
A previously unknown species – single people – has recently been discovered.
If December’s best natural sky show seems to get better every year, it isn’t your imagination. It’s science, and it’s spectacular! Every year, the Earth travels some 940 million kilometers […]
UNESCO recognized the Manden Charter in 2009.
The troubling ReAnima clinical trials in India have just been blocked.
Everything in the Universe today was compressed into a tiny volume. But how small was it? “The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play […]
Magnetic reconnection this fast shouldn’t be possible, yet we see it everywhere we look. Finally, we know why. “We are inside this plasma,and plasma is inside everything. It is incandescentin the […]
We can all rattle off a few Greek philosophers to win a trivia prize, but how many Golden Age philosophers are you familiar with? Here's a primer.
The FBI’s “face recognition unit” was overwhelmingly made up of “non-criminal entries,” Georgetown researchers found.
The Star Trek computer is close. Phasers can't be far behind.
We build tools, and those tools determine, construct, and guide our lives. Should we welcome the assistance that artificially intelligent machines provide?