One philosopher believes psychedelic drugs are a gateway to truth and knowledge.
Researchers succeed in deleting key genes from ants, significantly modifying their behavior.
A new study finds that cognitive functioning of women is affected by gender-role attitudes within their country.
Hyperloop One completes a first-ever full-track test of hyperloop transportation.
Greatest job ever? NASA will pay six-figures to a Planetary Protection Officer.
A paper argues that the younger generation is no better at technology and multitasking than older people.
A new study finds that talking to yourself in the third person may help deal with stress.
New research by Professor Dan Graur shows that only a quarter of the human genome is functional.
Northwestern University researchers discover the unexpected origins of half the atoms in our bodies.
Elon Musk issues a stark warning at the National Governor's Association meeting.
Researchers succeed in an 80-year-old quest to find the elusive "angel particle".
Superfast hyperloop travel gets closer to reality as Elon Musk receives "verbal" government approval for a route linking NYC and Washington.
Scientists discover a counterintuitive property of quantum particles called "backflow".
A new report highlights the increasing violence faced by environmental activists around the world.
NASA is close to testing its next-generation nuclear fission reactors that would power a Mars colony and propel space exploration.
Chinese scientists accomplish the feat of teleporting a photon to a satellite hundreds of miles above Earth.
A human chain of 80 people rescues a drowning family in Florida, illustrating the dangers of rip currents.
A new study challenges what we understand about the workings of time.
Scientists solve the mystery of why 2000-year-old Roman concrete still stands strong.
An interactive periodic table with pictures makes it easy to see how each element is used.