A 1947 U.N. resolution called for Jerusalem to be an international city.
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An American research team wanted to know which combination of diet and exercise has the most beneficial results on metabolic syndrome in 10 weeks.
The results of this study could change how we approach athletic training.
But could hackers abscond with your genetic information?
A new study of lemurs has determined social circles to be the most influential determinant of gut microbiome. What does this mean for humans?
A Middle-Eastern copy of the famous 'serio-comic' map of Europe, with the female figures more modestly dressed
This discovery may also help us develop novel drugs for Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, and ADHD.
AI has identified six new dolphin clicks we never knew existed.
A team of researchers reverses the arrow of time in quantum experiments.
The highest concentration in Europe of places named after saints? Galicia, in Spain.
The case of a 7-year-old Australian boy who was supposed to lose sight at two weeks old but can still see has stunned scientists.
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The UN has commissioned a study of extreme poverty in the most of one of the world’s wealthiest nations, the United States.
For older adults, playing video games isn't just a way for older adults to keep in touch with the younger generation — it might be also be a way to stay in touch with memory itself.
Scientists identify for the first time two specific genes that may foster a predisposition for being gay in men.
Limiting smartphone exposure in teens is probably a good idea. It’s also easier said than done.
Researchers create a new form of matter, first theorized 50 years ago.
The first component of a planned “space kingdom” has been launched into orbit.
100,000 years of human history and young adulthood is still getting weirder. Noël Wells on art, power, and our super dark times.