It is one thing not to discriminate against people, says Salman Rushdie, i.e. peaceful practitioners of Islam, but to foreclose an open debate over the merits of religion is a mistake.
Modern "theories" suggesting the Earth is flat are ignorant of basic experiential data, historical scientific findings, and how technologies like smartphone functions, says Bill Nye the Science Guy.
The road to eugenics was paved with good intentions, says Siddhartha Mukherjee. So what questions are essential to ask now that we can change human DNA through gene editing technology?
Solar flares may have created the conditions that led to life on earth.
For the first time in 130 years, more young adults are living with their parents than with a spouse. Find out why that is and what it could mean for the economy.
Norwegian researchers find significant links between workaholism and psychiatric illnesses.