If you see life as only a source of suffering and misery, why bring anyone else into that? This belief, called anti-natalism, is on the rise.
Dig a 70-mile tunnel under the Bering Strait, and you get this amazing InterContinental Railway, which will reshape the world.
From the laying out of the body plan to the organization and functioning of our nervous system, cells rule gene expression and make us who and what we are.
The road to intelligent life is a series of hard steps.
Planets can be Earth-like or Neptune-like, but only rarely are in between. This hot, Saturn-like planet hints at a solution to this puzzle.
Two scientists recently wagered a bottle of whiskey. The bet? Whether we'll find evidence of advanced extraterrestrial life in the next 15 years.
Plants at room temperature show properties we had only seen near absolute zero.
According to neuropsychologist Julia DiGangi, no one can live a life free of emotional pain. We can only choose how those emotions empower us.
Scientists turn to nature to improve a ubiquitous building material.
One newly discovered, ancient star has a composition unlike any other. Explaining its existence is already blowing astronomers' minds.
"Conceptual isolation" offers an agreeable solution.
Particle physics needs a new collider to supersede the Large Hadron Collider. Muons, not electrons or protons, might hold the key.
Your whole body is part of the instrument.
The ancient Maya enjoyed filling their teeth with gemstones. A new study reveals how the procedure was done and how it didn't kill them.
An MIT study finds the brains of children who grow up in less affluent households are less responsive to rewarding experiences.
Sometimes, going "deeper" doesn't reveal the answers you seek. By viewing more Universe with better precision, ESA's Euclid mission shines.
An influential series of books argues that the history of the world is the history of generations. Is it right?
We have become the greatest threat to ourselves and to life on this planet. We need a set of agreed-upon safeguards to preserve our future.
The value of art does not lie in the artwork itself but is instead determined by curators, collectors, critics, and other participants in the modern-day art market.
Life’s stages are changing – we need new terms and new ideas to describe how adults develop and grow
Ages 30 to 45 are now “the rush hour of life.”
Everything everywhere all at once.
Bernini created art for 8 different popes. In the process, he helped reinforce and redefine Christianity’s visual culture.
Social media has made yelling past each other all the easier.
Could we all attain this superpower?