Elon Musk wants to put 1 million people on Mars in 40 years. The internet had questions. Here are his answers.
Of all the fictional ways humanity might possibly kill itself, zombies are the most likely. Here's the data to prove it.
Global warming is largely caused by carbon dioxide. Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory just figured out a way to change it into something better.
Cross 'multi-tasking ninja' off your resume, it's out, say Stanford researchers and other cognitive experts. Here are 3 tips for transitioning back to single-tasking.
Mark Zuckerberg insists the future of virtual reality will put "people first." The development trajectory of the technology tells another story.
A new study from Cornell University shows how metaphors influence our ability to be impressed by genius and uncovers a gender hook – it seems we prefer to conceive of male genius as an exciting idea explosion, and...
How do we make fair contracts? These guys figured it out, and their work has implications in ethical and business questions about companies like Enron and privatized prisons.
131,000 people in the United States wait for an organ donation every single day. 10% of them will get one – unless we allow organ donations from drug deaths.
The question isn't 'Are you a narcissist?', it's 'Which type are you?'. A study from University of Swinburne identifies two kinds of narcissists.
People tend to believe that learning in the style they feel best suited to makes them soak up information more efficiently. This study debunks that belief.