Form follows social function
Your brain's heightened sensitivity can make you perceptive and creative. But it's a double-edged sword, researchers find.
Research points to many social-cognitive, emotional, behavioral and biological benefits that marriage seems to bestow on its participants.
If you've ever wondered which part of physics covers which part of space, fret no more. Here is an awesome map that lays it all out.
Insert dial-up noise here. If you're not concerned about what's about to happen with net neutrality, you're not paying attention.
Kansas has launched such an ambitious educational project that public officials are likening it to the NASA moon missions of the 1960s.
Here's the first evidence to challenge the 'lucky sperm' narrative.
The idea is to flood the markets and drive prices down. Contrary to what you may think, a rhino horn is not made of bone but of keratin - the material found in nails and hair.
The FDA has approved the first pill with an embedded ingestible sensor that can track when, or if, a patient takes their medication.
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Kids say the darndest things. They're also far more adept at workflow management than adults are. What can we learn from them?
Researchers tracked academic achievement, social cognition, executive function, and creativity in a longitudinal study of kids across the socioeconomic spectrum.
The positive effect of bilingualism may be particularly beneficial for kids who grow up in low-income households, an environment that usually has negative effects on cognitive performance.
This independent zone, with its own regulations and social norms, will be built from scratch on 10,231 square miles of untouched land at a cost of $500 billion.
This sucks. And is also great for the environment.
Adults tend to become lazy with their thinking, backing into moral and ethical wrongdoing without noticing fully what they’re doing.
Voters in California may get to decide whether teachers’ salaries should match those of state legislators at the expense of a hike in the sales tax.
Another bit of science fiction is coming to life as scientists develop a highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue, similar to the one Ryan Gosling used to seal his wound in Blade Runner 2049.
What method helps you retain more information — reading, highlighting, or even interrogation?
Tesla founder Elon Musk is in talks with the governor of Puerto Rico to help rebuild the island’s power grid using Tesla technologies.
Go back to school, Agora style. Philosophy can train us to respond to life's problems rather than merely react. One such training camp is coming to Baltimore.