Form follows social function
Concrete buildings, asphalt paved roads radiating accumulated heat throughout the night, and lack of trees contribute to the making of scorching cities.
Caffeine makes us feel more awake but also decreases our ability to taste sweetness
On September 1, launched a $2.5 million project called "Open Exploration of Vertebrate Diversity in 3D" or as many scientists know it - the “scan-all-vertebrates” project. Sponsored by the National Science...
What if your car was an extension of yourself? Neuroscience, art, and engineering combine to give us a glimpse of that future.
It could add $83 billion to the U.S. economy in 10 years—and that's a very conservative estimate.
We're talking Ghost in the Shell type of stuff.
Scientists from the department of NanoEngineering at the University of California San Diego were able to successfully use chemically-powered micromotors to deliver antibiotics in the gut of a mouse and treat a...
Don't just point and shoot, point and learn! These apps are fun for nature lovers, and contribute to scientific databases of flora and fauna.
Imagine getting imperceptibly high, then playing Chinese strategy game 'Go'. This is the experiment the Beckley Foundation will run to test the value of LSD microdosing.
“The human skin is a promising conduit for genetic engineering, as it is the largest and most accessible organ.”
Dementia is a broad term that covers several types of neurodegenerative disorders which affect a person’s ability to think, learn, recall memories, and perform everyday activities. This deterioration of the...
"The quality of homework assigned is so poor that simply getting kids to read replacing homework with self-selected reading was a more powerful alternative," said Professor Richard Allington.
Would you rather learn philosophy from James Franco or a professor of philosophy? Well, now you don't have to choose.
This infographic, by Anna Vital from Funders and Founders, recaps the significant moments of Steve Jobs’ journey on, and sometimes off, the path of success.
Evidence from recent research suggests that it does matter where a calorie comes from because its source influences the intake of the next calorie.
Nutritional science has increasingly begun to discover that the optimal diet should be an individualized solution, determined by many factors.
He created Windows and made billions of dollars. But that wouldn't have happened if it weren't for a few small things in his early life.
The REV can collect and melt 5 tons of plastic a day.
Weighted blankets have been proven to help you get a better night's sleep by mimicking swaddling and increasing serotonin levels.
Just by looking at satellite images, AI can predict your income bracket, and tell us what wealth and poverty look like from space.