The Bella Bella Heiltsuk will use these findings in negotiations over their traditional lands.
A Silicon Valley investor is spending millions on a publicity campaign aimed specifically at Elon Musk.
Former President Obama returned to public life today, indicating some topics he'll focus on during his post-presidency.
Research on five million runners shows that working out with a friend pushes you harder and longer.
The belief that things will be better in the future is called optimism bias. Being overly optimistic can lead you to miss an important health check up or make bad financial decisions.
How did New York end up there?
Amidst the recent discovery of super-Earth LHS 1140b - one of the "most exciting” exoplanets discovered in the last decade - a unique scientific crowdsourcing project is about to begin to further advance the...
Philosophers David Chalmers and Daniel Bennett argue over “philosophical zombies,” created to question the nature of human consciousness.
On Earth Day, April 22, millions of people hit the streets of Washington, D.C., and cities worldwide to March for Science. People thought of puns and put them on signs.
Three massive mergers threaten to put control of the world’s food in dangerously few hands.
A groundbreaking study from a Harvard University team suggests that monogamy may be genetically programmed within some mammals.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Lexicographer Kory Stamper on the slipperiness of language and how the sausage of dictionaries is made.
The Repair Cafe movement was started in the Netherlands in 2009 to allow people to bring in their goods to be fixed by volunteers for free. There are now over 1200 Repair Cafes throughout the world. Should you...
Since the March for Science was planned, it's been mired in controversy from both supporters and those who think it's politicized.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson releases an emotional video on the state of science in America.
'Deep learning' AI should be able to explain its automated decision-making—but it can't. And even its creators are lost on where to begin.
One of CRISPR-cas9’s inventors has just announced the arrival of an inexpensive, portable diagnostic tool: SHERLOCK.
Stanford University is offering medical trainees a real-time virtual tour through heart defects.
The program picked up association biases nearly identical to those seen in human subjects.
A chorus of new science is showing that evolution has orchestrated life to leave no room for solos. A grander view of life is revealing higher-level, need-centric relational logic patterns (as in...
Luck doesn't receive enough credit.