So how would you like your prescription? A dragon? Tiger? Something tribal maybe?
Our love affair with profanity may be cultural or it may be neurological.
Forget multi-vitamins, pick up a happy spouse instead. This study suggests the enormous upward effect of having a partner who has a happy nature.
Memes have the potential to make people laugh, but when they're used for evil?
A baby is born from a controversial procedure that combines DNA from 3 people.
Neuroscience suggests that we have limited free will, but there is a model of freedom that even neuroscientists support; "free won't".
A recent report covered in Runner's World says the sweet spot might just be forty miles a week.
A Yale study finds implicit racial bias in a study of 132 white and black preschool educators, but in different ways.
Elon Musk has a pretty ambitious plan to get humans to live on Mars in 40 years. Here's the tech that'll make that happen.
More Americans now use opioids than tobacco, while pro-painkiller lobbies outspend opposition 200 to 1.
Prediction is reinventing industries and running the world. More and more, predictive analytics drives commerce, manufacturing, healthcare, government, and law enforcement.
Does baldness have an evolutionary purpose? It might rob men of their youthful look but it brings many gains.
A spiritual journey through the world beyond the grave, a hell, a purgatory, and a paradise is considered a masterwork of world literature.
Is introversion sometimes invoked unwittingly to mask outright rude behavior? The answer is: it's complicated. Here's what introverts and non-introverts can do to navigate the complexity.
According to Elon Musk, it'll only take between 40 and 100 years to achieve a fully self-sustaining civilization on Mars. Here's how.
Japanese car maker introduces self-driving chairs to eliminate lines.
Researchers create a new theory of time that goes against established physics.
SONY Computer Science Labs has developed AI FlowComposer to write music.
For nearly 50 years, a charred lump of Dead Sea Scrolls has been sitting in a lab, too brittle to unroll. Now it's been virtually unwrapped using 3D technology, and the contents are intriguingly – and...
A senior scientist from the SETI project imagines how we’ll react to inarguable evidence of an alien civilization.
Swiping a bank card and Venmo-ing your friends has made money more abstract than ever – and therefore so much easier to thoughtlessly spend. A proposed new tech device would make cash-free purchases tactile again.