Gain-of-function mutation research may help predict the next pandemic — or, critics argue, cause one.
How a controversial study on psychic powers caused a revolution in psychology research.
Certain water beetles can escape from frogs after being consumed.
Researchers find an unusual property of a bacteria that can breathe in metal.
Olive oil leads to the discovery of a law that applies to atoms, superconductors, and even high energy physics.
Moving the needle forward on psychedelic research.
The first human-monkey hybrid has allegedly been created in a Chinese lab.
Future cancer research may come from studying antler growth.
What does it mean for the future of the cryptocurrency movement and its impact on the environment?
In a study that might enable earlier diagnosis, neuroscientists find abnormal brain connections that can predict onset of psychotic episodes.
A new study compared cognitive boosts from running versus relaxing.
The five stages of psychogenic death — aka, "give-up-itis."
Through computationally intensive computer simulations, researchers have discovered that "nuclear pasta," found in the crusts of neutron stars, is the strongest material in the universe.
The researcher behind some well-known gender studies is accused of making them all up.
Boredom has benefits. New research finds that device-free solitude deactivates high arousal emotions while reducing stress and promoting relaxation.
80% of adults are overly optimistic about life—where does that cognitive bias come from?
New research by Professor Dan Graur shows that only a quarter of the human genome is functional.
A new study looks at how to make a successful smile.
A pioneering study provides a detailed look at how the U.S. economy will suffer from climate change.
Groundbreaking research finds that the human brain creates multi-dimensional neural structures.
A recent study suggests Ph.D. students are more likely to develop common psychiatric disorders.