The gluten-free craze may be misguided since there's another culprit behind bloating, says new research.
‘Buy land – they aren’t making it any more,’ said Mark Twain.
A new study shows that oxytocin plays a similar role in dogs’ emotions as it does in humans.
Once desire becomes suspect, sex is never far behind.
Here are four great brains from great minds, and how they differ from yours.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has announced a proposal to repeal net neutrality regulations set forth by the Obama administration in 2015.
The first in-body gene-editing experiment has just begun.
Twenty-eight seasons ago, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon was introduced as the owner of Kwik E-Mart in The Simpsons. He quickly became one of the show’s main punching bags.
An Irish Catholic priest thinks we should stop using the word "Christmas" and replace it with another word.
Last week, we published an article outlining how you can take Yale university courses for free, right now. Given the response to that article, we have decided to show you more classes that you can access at no...
Predatory journals are so busy scamming scholars that seven big ones appointed a dog posing as a PhD to review submissions.
Physicists propose a new kind of space structure that can allow information to escape from black holes.
Student loan debt doesn’t make you undateable. How you handle it might.
It's not only a lack of sleep that's hurting us. A lack of dreaming might point to health problems.
Geologists find that when the earth’s spin slows as it has recently, major earthquake activity follows.
Why do scientists look down on philosophers? And are they right to do so?
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help stop the flow of plastics into our oceans.
The FDA has approved the first pill with an embedded ingestible sensor that can track when, or if, a patient takes their medication.
George Bernard Shaw quipped that a rich man ‘does not really care whether his money does good or not, provided he finds his conscience eased and his social status improved by giving it away’. Was he right?
Duke University researchers found that stimulating brain regions dealing with abstract reasoning and cognitive flexibility alleviate anxiety and depression.
India is a vast land, rich in history, beauty, and great ideas. Here, we want to introduce you to ten great minds in Indian thought. These ten thinkers span thousands of years, include several religions, and more...