A new UN report challenges the global human rights community to consider Universal Basic Income.
One philosopher believes psychedelic drugs are a gateway to truth and knowledge.
Experts assess what would happen if the U.S. and North Korea go to war.
A new study finds that cognitive functioning of women is affected by gender-role attitudes within their country.
Renowned linguist and public intellectual MIT Professor Noam Chomsky offers his take on the Trump administration and its troubles with Russia.
New research by Professor Dan Graur shows that only a quarter of the human genome is functional.
Historian Alfred McCoy explains why American power is coming to an end and lays out his vision for the new global order.
Northwestern University researchers discover the unexpected origins of half the atoms in our bodies.
Researchers succeed in an 80-year-old quest to find the elusive "angel particle".
Creators of the mega-hit tv show "Game of Thrones" face growing controversy over their next show.
A human chain of 80 people rescues a drowning family in Florida, illustrating the dangers of rip currents.
Many people were upset when NPR tweeted out the Declaration of Independence.
Scientists solve the mystery of why 2000-year-old Roman concrete still stands strong.
The political and economic ideas of socialism are coming back into fashion.
NASA announces the details of its mission to the sun, set to launch in 2018.
NASA space probes discovered a protective barrier created by human communication technology.
A new study discovers why whales grew to be the largest animals on our planet.
Researchers find the drug least likely to send you to emergency room.
A new study by planetary scientists proposes a giant new space object which could have formed the Earth and the moon.
Studying philosophy has had a major impact on the power players of Silicon Valley.