Economist Thomas Piketty delves into several common misconceptions about free market economics and argues that strong public institutions are necessary for market regulation.
Microsoft Director of Search Stefan Weitz explains that the future of machine learning consists of teaching artificial intelligence to identify and patterns.
What were the first organisms to have sex? We may never know the answer, but as Bill Nye explains in this Big Think interview, scientists are very interested in why sexual activity remains so popular in nature...
Playing video games provides some bonus points for the real world. In a recent study, researchers found gamers were better able to adapt and learn visual tasks.
Best mash-up ever: Pac-Man invades Google Maps.
In the spirit of April Fools' Day, researchers decided to put the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," to the test.