This study also gives some insight on whether gender identity is learned or is biological.
A new study from scientists in China suggests that medical devices could one day restore vision to the blind.
So-called 'positive stress' has been growing in popularity among Silicon Valley workers.
The 168th known tardigrade—a.k.a "water bear" or "moss piglet"—species can even reproduce in the lab.
Since 2016, the exoplanet Proxima b has been a top candidate in the search for alien life. But new findings show that a stellar flare might have scorched that hope entirely.
Almost every reader will learn from the vast erudition (and biblical proportions) of Steven Pinker's 'Enlightenment Now'. But it's data-lit gospel of progress hides darker biases.
Sure, you love your dog. But do you love your dog enough to spend $50,000 on a cloned version of your dog that in all likelihood won't act like your departed pal?
A new study finds that supposedly healthier standing desks cause physical pain and slow down users’ thinking.
After examining thousands of diabetes patients, researchers in Finland and Sweden identified five distinct categories of diabetes.
It's raining penguins!
Welcome news as the flu pandemic begins to subside.
The findings could help medical professionals better determine the official time of brain death, and might have implications on the protocols for organ donation.
The scientists have traced the signals to just 180 million years after the Big Bang, making the detection the earliest evidence of hydrogen yet observed.
If the neural crest hypothesis is correct, humans are the first domesticated animals. But who, or what, tamed us?
A major clinical trial finds that diet quality beats calorie counting for the best weight loss strategy.
A new study links heavy alcohol usage with dementia. Other research finds that soon we might not be able to tolerate alcohol at all.
A newly discovered phenomenon shows that humans communicate outside of mere auditory and visual modes.
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.
Terraforming Mars. Beaming your consciousness to Alpha Centauri. It's the end of the world as we know it, and Dr. Kaku feels fine.
The first rule of Vulture Club: stay out of Portugal.