A Midwestern university has created a first-of-its-kind program in medicinal plant chemistry that focuses on marijuana.
The findings have implications for both men and women.
The psychedelic drug LSD is still popular. But how dangerous is it?
The discovery of a neuron in the brain that acts as the “master controller” of habits could someday change the way we treat addiction and compulsive behaviors.
The US island territory of Puerto Rico, recently devastated by category 4 hurricane Maria, remains without electricity.
A major Silicon Valley company is funding a trial of Universal Basic Income in the U.S.
How location, temperature and moisture create the world's biomes
There was a silver lining for patients who have heart disease or diabetes.
In the US Army, taking a knee has a special connotation.
John Cleese was in super sarcastic form during his recent Reddit AMA.
Is "science broken" or self-correcting? And who is going to do the grown-up thing and fix the game (instead of scoring points within it)?
A new study discovers how political party affiliation affects people's beliefs in conspiracy theories.
We used to think of genes themselves as set in stone. But the story is far more complex.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent remarks about the future with artificial intelligence prompted alarm from Elon Musk.
Optimism may be quantifiably keeping marriages together, especially after the so-called honeymoon period ends.
John Steinbeck, Kurt Vonnegut, and Maya Angelou all had different approaches to writing. Here's some of their best advice.
A new study shows the effectiveness of medical marijuana in preventing the abuse of prescription drugs.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Kurt Andersen on passionate kookiness as the American Way.
Different gut bacteria may affect differently the way energy is metabolized from foods.