Through humility, the old arrogance of infallibility crumbles. And in that there is genuine hope to prevent wrongful convictions.
We've heard this argument before.
In war zones, aggressors steal art to eradicate the cultural heritage of others. Victims, meanwhile, sell stolen art in order to survive.
You are much more likely to die in a car crash than from terrorism. Yet, philosopher Eran Fish says fearing terrorism more is justified.
Iran’s Persian Constitutional Revolution reveals the complicated relationship between Islam and democracy
The Persian Constitutional Revolution made unlikely allies and enemies of missionaries, ayatollahs, the shah, and his Russian ambassadors. Its legacy shaped modern-day Iran.
Every astrobiologist wants to find an alien. But the public should be skeptical when the "aliens" look like tiny humans.
Undeterred by years of failure, Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman proved that mRNA is the future of vaccines.
When the UK bans the American Bully XL this year, it won't rely on science to identify them.
In work and life, the rules of success are being redefined.
Scientific evidence does not support the use of trigger warnings, which are described as a "disingenuous gesture of trauma awareness."
Philosopher Lee McIntyre discusses the dangers of disinformation, how such falsehoods spread, and what we can do about it.
Simple "nudges" to remind people to show up for court could help keep thousands out of jail.
Experts say it’s likely space junk—and there’s plenty more where that came from.
Is true equality achievable — or even desirable? Go on a journey through the strange and unsettling "Land of Justice."
The use of the letter x as an unknown is a relatively modern convention.
We can no longer approach the news as passive consumers.
"The X-Files" was not a documentary.
With U.S. infrastructure crumbling, an honor oath and iron ring remind engineers of their profession's ethical weight.
Unless you're drinking a dozen diet sodas per day, you have nothing to worry about — and maybe not even then.
Science news presents a flood of breakthroughs and discoveries that promise to change our lives. They rarely do.
The crisis of the Anthropocene challenges our traditional narratives and myths about humanity's place in the world. Citizen science can help.
Research suggests that employees with criminal records are far less likely to quit their jobs, perhaps due to a greater sense of loyalty.
The fear of deep bodies of water may be evolutionarily ingrained.
To advance the gender-affirming healthcare of all those who transition, we must also understand the nature and causes of those who detransition.
A new online religion is spreading misinformation and phony products.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline relaunched last year with a new number, yet few Americans are aware of the helpline and its purpose.
One of Apple's key innovations serves as a psychological breakthrough, as its technology eliminates the isolating feel of headset use.