Consider carefully the words of Willy Loman and Maya Angelou.
A new study shows that teens who use bullying tactics have more sexual partners.
We often look at our impulses as a bother. Things to be overcome and controlled, but what if we are looking at them the wrong way?
Only a radically new tax system, one that affects everyone’s bottom line, can compel the environmental transition in consciousness that we so clearly need.
At the very least such fake news could further divide us. At worst, a violent incident occurs, perhaps even on a large-scale.
Poetry for the science-minded.
Some philosophers have tried to base morality on human nature, but what does biology say about that?
Infographics tally up our holiday mishaps.
BASE particle physicists have discovered a very precise way to examine antimatter.
Evolution has trained your mind to create in-groups and out-groups in a flash—but the lines are more flexible than you think.
The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple over the next three decades, to nearly 14 million in the United States alone.
Some helpful tips for the SAD.
The government decides the risk of research into dangerous viruses is worth the reward.
Stanford researchers identify five different types of anxiety, each correlating with the activation of different brain networks.
‘Total work’, a term coined by the German philosopher Josef Pieper just after the Second World War in his book Leisure: The Basis of Culture (1948), is the process by which human beings are transformed into...
A massive solar project has just been completed, and its specs are impressive.
We can “read” genes with ease now, but still can’t say what most of them “mean.” To show why we need clearer “causology” and fitter metaphors, let's scrutinize cars and their parts like we do bodies and genes.
A study of moose skull sizes on a remote island shows the effects of global warming.
A new study found that listening to other people speak—as opposed to just write—tends to make us think they’re more mentally capable.
With so many charities relying on these donations to achieve their goals, how do we choose between them? How do we know how much impact our dollars actually have?