A new study of male bottleneck dolphins in Shark Bay, Australia discovers that each individual has his own distinctive name-whistle that other dolphins use when “talking” about him.
New research in psychedelics is showing them to be a powerful antidote to depression. We need to implement them into therapy.
Dr. Alex Berezow talks about the importance of communicating science in a clear and accurate way and why he turns to religion for the answers to some questions.
The world's newest land, created by Hawaii's volcanic outburst, already has an owner.
Most people will experience feelings of deep loss and distress after a long-term relationship breakup.
Russian workers are being taught the art of smiling in order to seem more welcoming to the 1.5 million tourists expected to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup this week in Moscow. Some employees in the service...
We, for one, welcome our new pizza overlords.
Drinking heavily over a long period of time has been known to cause early onset Alzheimer’s. But the forces behind this phenomenon have been a mystery, until now.
In an unprecedented summit on Tuesday, North Korea has pledged to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, though the vague promise comes with significant concessions from the U.S.
It’s not clear, though, whether the “trailer” is meant to influence Kim Jong-un or #45’s fans.
In the patent filed by Uber, it's clear that the ride company's A.I. software will use a number of data points to decide if a passenger is drunk—and how, then, to proceed.
Marketers have long used envy as a tactic to sell products, but a new study suggests that it only works on people with a high sense of self-esteem.
We don’t have to stop inquiring or wondering about the far-flung vistas of reality, we just need to do it with some good old-fashioned logic.
On Monday, a relatively small South Korean cryptocurrency exchange revealed hackers had made off with about $37 million in coins, spooking markets worldwide.
In the wake of suicides by high-profile and much-beloved celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, psychologists and psychiatrists say that suicide is too complex and indeterminate for humans to predict.
They fed it data from "the darkest corners of Reddit forums."
If the universe is teeming with life, where is everybody? If this physicist is correct, they have one foot in their graves.
A new study of CDC survey data shows that children with autism spectrum disorder are more than twice as likely to have a food allergy, causing scientists to ask which comes first.
Who needs a hole in the head? As it turns out, lots of people in ancient hospitals did. Why was one society so good at keeping people alive after it opened up their skulls?
It's the fastest orbit found in space so far.