A new study shows that being (and remaining) overweight and having type 2 diabetes is neurological nightmare.
A case in which a judge used an undisclosed software algorithm to determine a defendant’s sentence has caught the interest of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Haseef Rafiei, a young Malaysian architect, had a thought one day: what if we could convert the real estate industry into an automated vending system?
Do border walls keep countries safer, or merely project the illusion of safety?
A new study says there are two main categories of politically correct people – PC egalitarian and PC authoritarian.
As medicine's interest in psychedelic drugs increases,will a shamanistic brew join your therapist's list of go to prescriptions?
A study suggests people act aggressively on their prejudices when they have plausible deniability.
Unlike social media, email is especially seductive as its content is specific to you. Author Cal Newport offers tips for breaking free from this constant distraction.
If a maternal grandmother smokes, it increases her grandchildren’s risk of autism by 53%.
Science (and life) keep hammering nails “into the coffin of the rational individual." But rationalism and individualism still haunt and systematically mislead—even about where your mind is.
'Trump supporter' is not a synonym for moron. Philosophy professor Daniel Bonevac is a reminder that understanding your opposites, not dismissing them, is the way forward.
There are 400 breeds in total, including 23 distinct “clades” or types.
Here’s how a discovery by a plucky band of sky-watchers changed science.
“Atheist churches” are popping up across the US and Europe. Is it just a trend?
Scientists create a superfluid with negative mass that accelerates backwards.
Scientists successfully test an ingenious system for growing premature fetuses.
Our "one beer an hour" rule of thumb is based on drinking a bottle of Bud. Now that more people are drinking pints of stronger craft brews, how do we adjust this rule of thumb?
It happens every once in a great while: the 'Kids' come down from their lofty peak and tell the elders what they think is "cool."
Looking for some fresh real estate? Somewhere not too crowded, far away from the hustle and bustle of the big city? Well then look no further than GJ 1132b, a new planet just 39 light years away.
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