Rock salt is great at keeping roads free of ice, but using it over the long term poses serious dangers.
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.
For older adults, playing video games isn't just a way for older adults to keep in touch with the younger generation — it might be also be a way to stay in touch with memory itself.
How far back in time would you need to travel to find a common human ancestor of people living today? The answer is surprisingly recent.
A growing body of research suggests that students of color perform better in school when they have at least one teacher of the same race.
The Flat Earth theory has gained a surprising amount of traction in recent years, thanks largely to YouTube. What exactly do Flat Earthers believe?
Despite doubts from the healthcare industry, Watson recently identified a surprisingly high number of potential cancer treatments for real-life patients.
A new study investigates if pot smokers outperformed nonsmokers in creativity.
As the effects of climate change threaten to render coastal regions around the world uninhabitable, one company is developing a stylish – and very expensive – solution.
Have you ever wondered why modern-day mammals have adaptations for nighttime activity? A new study suggests dinosaurs might be the reason.