The Industrial Revolution brought along the second agricultural revolution, the unthinkable transformations of entire ecosystems, the collapse of the family and community, and the ethics of consumerism.
Not all books are created equal. Especially when it comes to the ones parents read to children to aid their development. A new study from the University of Florida points to an important characteristic to look for...
Here it is. Your moment of Comment. Did you make the cut this week?
All the answers may lie at the center of a “regular” black hole.
Life never ceases to surprise, even when faced with the unforgiving environment of space.
Mathematicians argue in a new paper that the accelerating expansion of the universe can be explained without dark energy.
Nietzsche's ideas were used by the Nazi's to justify their atrocities, but did Nietzsche actually support Fascism?
Researchers are studying the use of sperm cells as micromotors for delivering chemotherapy to cervical cancer patients.
Is life worse or better than non-existence? And if it is, who is judging? Welcome to anti-natalism, a small but lively corner of philosophy.
An experimental therapy successfully treats patients who hear voices in their head by having them create digital avatars of the audio hallucinations.
Fatih Akin has first-hand experience of strong cultural cross-winds. Ethnically Turkish and raised in Germany, he has made many films dealing with sudden dislocation and how people respond to it.
A machine learning algorithm has shown it can discover planets from weak signals overlooked in the Kepler spacecraft’s database.
A new study from the University of Chicago shows that monkey brains can control and adapt to robotic limbs.
‘IQ tests just measure how good you are at doing IQ tests.’ This is the argument that is almost always made when intelligence-testing is mentioned. It’s often promoted by people who are, otherwise, highly...
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There are many famous schools of thought that you have probably heard of, but did you hear the truth or just get a caricature of the idea?
Rather than one layer at a time, this method creates an entire object all at once, using lasers.
A predictive-keyboard app has just written an utterly crazy new Harry Potter chapter and the internet loves it.
A new study finds that narwhals race dive deep with their hearts barely beating as they escape humans.
Elon Musk expresses some support for President Trump's new space plans.