Does money, even when borrowed, make us happier – or does the state of owing money add to our dissatisfaction and stress?
Here's the psychology that explains why many economists prefer to be narrowly right yet broadly wrong (they suffer from professional "rigor distortis").
While the concept of “burning” fat is not altogether wrong, the process of losing fat probably isn't what you imagine.
We break down the eight specific brain functions that were evaluated by the President's recent cognitive assessment.
Propofol does more than knock a patient out — it blocks neural connections.
Nigeria, which accounted for more than half of all polio cases in 2012, reported zero new cases of the infectious disease in 2017.
Once you start seceding, who's to say where it will stop?
15 million Aztecs were probably killed by a form of salmonella the Spanish brought from Europe.
Around 100 million adults in the United States are affected by chronic pain. What can we do about it?
Despite his famous successes, Einstein also had some failures.
56% of Americans believe in love at first sight, and every third person reports that he or she has experienced it.
Meteorites could be sowing life throughout the galaxy.
There is more than one type of bilingualism.
New research from MIT is shedding light on how our brain forms and recalls memories.
Do our minds have quantum structures that give rise to consciousness? Sir Roger Penrose, one of the world's most famous scientists, believes this and can explain how it works.
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons issued a statement to remind its members of their fundamental obligation to science-based medicine and animal welfare.
New studies support the benefits of the Mediterrean Diet.
Street names can cause diplomatic offence - and sometimes, that's exactly why they're there.
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A top-secret government airline that flies to locations like Area 51 is put in a spotlight by a recent ad and an unexpected connection to the Las Vegas shooting.