The first in-body gene-editing experiment has just begun.
It's not only a lack of sleep that's hurting us. A lack of dreaming might point to health problems.
The FDA has approved the first pill with an embedded ingestible sensor that can track when, or if, a patient takes their medication.
George Bernard Shaw quipped that a rich man ‘does not really care whether his money does good or not, provided he finds his conscience eased and his social status improved by giving it away’. Was he right?
Duke University researchers found that stimulating brain regions dealing with abstract reasoning and cognitive flexibility alleviate anxiety and depression.
This research is helping scientists overcome a fundamental machine learning problem.
An MIT study finds that even toddlers can learn the value of hard work and perseverance.
Since at least the dawn of our species, we've been making and remaking god(s) in our own image. The strange transformations of religion—and faith, the strange impulse that animates it.
Which is worse? Alcohol or marijuana?
Is consciousness everywhere? Is it a basic feature of the Universe, at the very heart of the tiniest subatomic particles? Such an idea – panpsychism as it is known – might sound like New Age mysticism, but some...
For teens, finding help alone can prove all but impossible. But is mental health skewed towards the white, young, and affluent? The need for a simple method to help these teens is clear, and urgent.
Social observers are particularly attuned to braggadocio. What do you think of a person who claims to be a better driver, performer or lover than average? Is this person better described as confident or cocky;...
From illegal stimulants to formaldehyde, toxins are freely sold in supermarkets everywhere. Where is the FDA?
"The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think," Albert Einstein said. So go back to school, Ivy League style.
USC successfully tests an implanted memory prosthesis that improves biological human memory.
Researchers develop a next generation technique to control individual neurons in the brain, paving a new road towards curing brain disorders.
Boredom has benefits. New research finds that device-free solitude deactivates high arousal emotions while reducing stress and promoting relaxation.
Previous studies suggest that intuitive thinking and spirituality are intertwined. Researchers put this to the test.
In this new study, mindfulness-based intervention in schools did not move the needle on teen anxiety, depression, or body image problems.
In a new meta-analysis of ten studies, probiotics are proving useful in decreasing symptoms of anxiety.