"Carpe diem" was only one part of Horace's poem Odes 1.11.
In scientific theories, the Multiverse appears as a bug rather than as a feature. We should squash it.
Though quantum mechanics is an incredibly successful theory, nobody knows what it means. Scientists now must confront its philosophical implications.
In his new book, "The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power," Jacob Helberg outlines the brewing cyberwar between Western democracies and autocracies like China and Russia.
Some animals were even assigned their own lawyers.
"I am an anthropologist, and for years, I have spoken to people who have had these experiences."
Is it like a tiny ball — or what?
The main bioactive compound in catnip seems to protect cats from mosquitoes. It might protect humans, too.
For J.R.R. Tolkien, the single most important element of a fairy tale was the dramatic reversal of misfortune in the story's ending.
Throughout history, hundreds — sometimes thousands — of people have been spontaneously compelled to dance until collapsing or dying from exhaustion. What explains this bizarre phenomenon?
Mary Toft staged an elaborate hoax, but the pain was real.
When we feel sick, it's not just the pathogen to blame. Our brain cranks up the temperature, and the neurons responsible finally have been found.
Billy was a local celebrity in the early 1900s. And he might have been a murderer.
Many animals engage in “zoopharmacognosy” or self-medication.
When you combine the Uncertainty Principle with Einstein's famous equation, you get a mind-blowing result: Particles can come from nothing.
Scientists confirm that slow blinks are an effective way to connect with a cat.
By the end, even his mom wanted him gone.
Quantum physics is starting to show up in unexpected places. Indeed, it is at work in animals, plants, and our own bodies.
A new online religion is spreading misinformation and phony products.
Communication among cetaceans, like whales and dolphins, looks especially promising.
In the name of fighting horrific crimes, Apple threatens to open Pandora's box.
Evolution repeatedly hit upon this solution simply because it works.
COVID-19 and other microbes have shed light on disease spillover from animals to humans, but we can also spillback disease to wildlife.
43% of people think they can get a sense of someone's personality by their picture.