If global temperatures rise by just four degrees celsius, the forecast is cloudy with a chance of obliteration.
Psychologist and writer Maria Konnikova on how to out-smart a con artist.
Bill Nye answers the big one: Can faith and science can co-exist, or is religious belief dependent on ignoring science?
Nuts!, a new documentary film by Penny Lane, focuses on John R. Brinkley, a "doctor" who amassed a fortune by surgically inserting a piece of a goat's testicles to treat impotence in men.
Over 3,000 studies have shown acupuncture to be no better than a placebo. Yet it has led researchers to discover something that might aid in pain relief.
We all know that sunny days make us happy -- but did you know that they also make us gamble? And that warm weather leads to both less sexual activity and higher incidents of depression?
Researchers find an unlikely source for the next superfood.
Sherry Turkle is Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT and the founder and current…
John Donvan is co-author of In a Different Key: The Story of Autism, He is also a contributing correspondent to ABC News, where his career postings from the past…
Helen E. Fisher, Ph.D. biological anthropologist, is a Senior Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, and a Member of the Center For Human Evolutionary Studies in…