A new study reveals the positive effect being vegetarian can have on the production of greenhouse gases.
Billionaire George Soros is at the center of countless conservative conspiracy theories and attacks.
Two-thirds of all cancers are caused by DNA replication errors, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. But don't light a celebratory cigarette just yet.
It's not that the brain is a quantum computer, but that we can use quantum theory to explain it.
In March 2017, the New Zealand government made history by passing the Te Awa Tupua Bill. A result of a 170-year legal battle led by a local Maori tribe, the bill declares the Whanganui River a legal person with...
Studies and trials point to the potential of a rave drug becoming the newest antidepressant medication in decades.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Philosopher of mind Daniel Dennett waxing wise and wicked on consciousness, dolphins, and more.
Warning: these maps might leave a strange taste in your mouth
Military veterans nationwide want those diagnosed with PTSD to be able to get a VA doctor's recommendation for medical marijuana.
Pay your bills, slip through security, and take a train, all without fumbling through your wallet.
In a world driven by technological progress, many impoverished communities are bucking the trend by successfully turning to "low-tech" and unorthodox treatments.
Stephen Hawking has accepted an offer to go to space. He's one of the world's most famous scientists, who's been paralyzed due to ALS for much of his life.
Guy Garcia tackles the future of technology in his new novel, Swarm.
A huge landslide and tsunami no one witnessed may foreshadow many more to come in the aftermath of climate change.
Despite our focus on China, Amazon may be displacing more American workers. How do we create a human-first economy when what is beneficial to us as consumers may not align with what's best for American workers?
Steven Kotler talks about the neuroscience about how flow state turns off time.
In his new book, Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson argues for more disfluent feeds in our social media diet.
Compelling evidence makes the case for both the Steppe and Anatolian Hypotheses.
Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society, offers an important 5-point plan for President Trump on space exploration and NASA's budget.
Scientists discover unusual galaxies that raise questions about Einstein's theory of gravity and the existence of dark matter.
The US Air Force and DARPA are even working on laser shielding. That’s right. Force fields.