While today profuse sweating is a social embarrassment, in the past it gave us an evolutionary advantage.
Some people naturally believe they’re thinner than they really are. Here's how to tell if you're susceptible.
Researchers in Mexico discover the longest underwater cave system in the world that's full of invaluable artifacts.
Researchers find an unexpected side effect of rising carbon dioxide levels in a remote tropical forest.
A new study find a connection between having more testosterone and not liking classical, jazz, or avant-garde music.
Archeologists find the largest frozen Scythian burial site ever found in Siberia.
People think that stereotypes are true but also that it is not acceptable to admit this and therefore say they are false. Moreover, they say this to themselves too, in inner speech.
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If the bolide had hit just 30 seconds later, we’d be looking at a very different Earth.
Studies have also shown that two weeks of sleep deprivation increases the consumption of excess calories, particularly from energy-dense, high-carbohydrate snacks.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency releases a dazzling map of the earth’s antineutrinos.
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Here's the psychology that explains why many economists prefer to be narrowly right yet broadly wrong (they suffer from professional "rigor distortis").
While the concept of “burning” fat is not altogether wrong, the process of losing fat probably isn't what you imagine.
We break down the eight specific brain functions that were evaluated by the President's recent cognitive assessment.
Propofol does more than knock a patient out — it blocks neural connections.
Nigeria, which accounted for more than half of all polio cases in 2012, reported zero new cases of the infectious disease in 2017.
15 million Aztecs were probably killed by a form of salmonella the Spanish brought from Europe.
Around 100 million adults in the United States are affected by chronic pain. What can we do about it?
Despite his famous successes, Einstein also had some failures.
Meteorites could be sowing life throughout the galaxy.