Is the government overpaying by $300 million? Elon Musk of SpaceX has long argued that there needs to be greater competition with the awarding of space launch contracts. New reports indicate that SpaceX may be...
The theory could solve certain stubborn physics questions such as, where’s all the antimatter.
Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.
Unless we take a more scientific approach to philanthropy, we risk spending a lot of money doing some very backward, ineffective, and inefficient things.
Achieving liquid light at room temperature will boost research into quantum hydrodynamics.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have connected inattention and giving up on your dreams.
Facebook researchers have found that dialog agents being trained to negotiate will create their own non-human language to be more effective. What does this mean for the future of language?
Amazon's blockbuster purchase of Whole Foods will lead to big changes in how we shop.
It could be on the market in about five years.
Since the moment humans became aware of their existence, they have been haunted by the knowledge that it will inevitably come to an end and the hope to change this unfortunate fate. This month, during Brain Bar...
Participants receiving brain stimulation were more likely to solve difficult problems creatively.
A recent study shows that NBA players performed worse in games where they had spent the previous night staying up late and Tweeting.
Groundbreaking research finds that the human brain creates multi-dimensional neural structures.
Over 1,100 teens in Australia exhibited low self-esteem and aggressive behavior linked to late-night phone and social media usage.
A new study suggests implanted pig cells may alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
This theory may square differing calculations in the universe’s expansion rate.
How can we make the internet a better place for kids? Google has just released a free program called Be Internet Awesome to educate kids on phishing, passwords, media literacy, and being kind online. Will it help?
Designed by two MIT professors, this build-it-yourself kit teaches kids to "think with their hands" in an effort to bolster STEM skills early on.
Mathematicians are working to combat partisan gerrymandering.
Astronomers make the first direct observation of a phenomenon predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity.