Ten days before he died, Stephen Hawking published a final paper with a way to prove or disprove the multiverse.
The Plasmodium Consortium seeks to get answers to America’s problems from slime molds.
A new startup has a method for preserving a brain’s memories when it’s frozen for future uploading.
A new study finds that supposedly healthier standing desks cause physical pain and slow down users’ thinking.
The Nonhuman Rights Project turns to philosophy to persuade courts to honor chimpanzees’ rights.
Stephen Fry announces that he’s had surgery for prostate cancer nine the most Stephen-Fry way possible.
Research shows that the U.S. has more food allergies than other nations though it’s not clear why. The good news: For one of the worst allergies, peanuts, there’s promising news.
A new study of Los Angeles finds that as car emissions are being reduced household chemicals are taking their place as the main cause of air pollution.
A new survey of 1,256 Americans finds out how much we dream—and have nightmares—about the same things.
DNA analysis reveals the Taino people who welcomed Columbus to the New World were not eradicated after all.
Nanoscale mesh e-skin can turn your skin into a wearable display.
Figure skating has a lot to do with physics, and here’s what we mean. Also, what’s the difference between all those figure-skating jumps?
Elon Musk and SpaceX plan an "internet in space" consisting of 11,295 satellites that are about to begin launching.
It’s been said that string theory physicist Michio Kaku believes in God, but the truth is it depends on what “God” means.
New infographics present the latest data on ecstasy impurity in the United States.
Onboard Elon Musks’s Tesla Roadster were hidden the first books of of a library in space.
Taking stock of the impact of the 36 love questions on Valentine’s Day.
A company specializing in A.I. medicine will tell you how long you’re likely to live.
CERN’s LHC has just found evidence of the odder on quasiparticle after a 44-year search.
A new study finds that the more two people think alike, the more their brains operate the same way.