Do our thoughts have any meaning whatsoever?
A quote from a 1995 book by astronomer Carl Sagan describes a world many find disturbingly similar to ours.
An emerging field studies parasites that take over the nervous system of a host.
A disturbing interview given by a KGB defector in 1984 describes America of today and outlines four stages of mass brainwashing used by the KGB.
These composers channeled the horror of the Holocaust and Hiroshima while honoring those who lived through it.
Depression might be similar to dreaming.
Understanding these links could bring us closer to a cure.
What if you are the only person in the world who can think?
Lonely humans will become infatuated with AI-fabricated personas.
Over a third are worried that vaccines can cause "canine autism."
A team of scientists has warned that marketers seek to advertise in our dreams. Will our sleep be commercialized against our wishes?
Even though the brain is only 2% of our total body mass, it consumes up to 25% of our energy.
Jung thought these autonomous entities live in your unconscious mind — often at a cost.
The fear of deep bodies of water may be evolutionarily ingrained.
From cosmetic procedures to heart operations, the introduction of AI will create an ethical minefield.
De-extinction, if it is ever possible, will not be simple.
Unplugging only ignores the hard work of overcoming your distractions.
To protect yourself, you need an antifungal rather than an amulet.
The brightest gamma-ray burst ever observed, GRB 221009A behaved in unexpected ways that might help us understand how they occur.
Wind farms seem less productive when scientists incorporate more realistic atmospheric models into their output predictions.
Einstein tried to disprove quantum mechanics. Instead, a weird concept called entanglement showed that Einstein was wrong.