Scientists find that a drug meant for another illness may significantly help Alzheimer's patients.
Scientists come up with an explanation for the strange dimming of Tabby's star and it doesn't involve aliens.
Western conventional wisdom about animal ethics is that killing an animal is not the problem; the problem is making the animal suffer.
While it can often be tempting to unfollow friends who have differing political views than you, one philosopher tells us why we should embrace, rather than shun, such challenges to our worldviews.
Homeopathic manufacturers take advantage of sick and vulnerable populations in criminal ways—and the FDA is, after much absence, starting to crack down.
A survey of Americans’ views on legalization as AG Sessions restarts nationwide prosecutions.
Did you know the U.S. is actually almost half empty?
A new study has found a mechanism that links poor sleep with deterioration of brain function.
How can a drug that creates a temporary psychosis lead to such pronounced long-term optimism?
This discovery brings into question how much free will there is in deciding to break the law.
Envisioning all possible outcomes is far healthier than only praying for the best.
Studies and Facebook creators are seeing social media in a much more negative light.
Illumination from nanobionic plants might one day replace some electrical lighting.
Married people even do better during the so-called middle-age slump.
New research from the American Psychological Association states that money doesn't affect if you're happy, but does influence how you find happiness.
Norway’s decision to push drug felons through treatment is a huge step forward.
Many great minds have plenty of bad things to say about democracy, but what about the people who think it is great?
It takes an average of 7.5 months to build a single-family home. A Ukrainian startup has cut that timeframe down to just 8 hours.
Rock salt is great at keeping roads free of ice, but using it over the long term poses serious dangers.
A brain process called "memory reactivation" can do wonders for your language learning abilities.