The political and economic ideas of socialism are coming back into fashion.
Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.
Amazon's blockbuster purchase of Whole Foods will lead to big changes in how we shop.
Mathematicians are working to combat partisan gerrymandering.
Astronomers make the first direct observation of a phenomenon predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity.
An Australian dog was accepted to the editorial board of numerous scientific journals and asked to peer review papers.
Giant fans start capturing CO2 from the air as the world's first commercial carbon capture plant goes live.
An MIT study predicts when artificial intelligence will take over for humans in different occupations.
Elon Musk and many top CEOs condemned President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Clashes between "antifa" on the far left and the alt-right have intensified.
A new study questions why some people support "free speech".
A study finds an increasing number of Americans live with serious mental issues and their access to healthcare is getting worse.
A Silicon Valley investor is spending millions on a publicity campaign aimed specifically at Elon Musk.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson releases an emotional video on the state of science in America.
The thoughts on ruthless leadership by Italian politician and writer Niccolò Machiavelli resonate today.
A classic law of Internet debate explains why bringing up Hitler is a terrible idea as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer found out in a disastrous press conference.
Video of a man being dragged off a United Airlines flight sparks widespread outrage.
The times in history when science was deadly and dangerous.
KGB-era "active measures" are still being used by Russian intelligence agencies today, according to experts.
Research shows liberals and conservatives have different tastes when buying science books.