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...
Best mash-up ever: Pac-Man invades Google Maps
In the spirit of April Fool's Day, researchers decided to put the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," to the test.
Research suggests that making a new friend doesn't have to be anxiety-inducing, just bond over your shared social anxiety.