It might surprise you that the majority of items in American supermarkets are owned by about 10 companies.
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...
The Bella Bella Heiltsuk will use these findings in negotiations over their traditional lands.
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.
'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.
Forget everything you think you learned on your favorite crime scene drama.
A new study predicts air-travel turbulence may occur over larger areas thanks to climate change.
A recent study suggests Ph.D. students are more likely to develop common psychiatric disorders.
I mean, who wants to step into a minefield and start poking around?
A new study finds LSD — a Schedule I drug with "no medical value" — to be therapeutically beneficial.