Biological age is a better health indicator than the number of years you’ve lived, but it’s tricky to measure.
Theory without experiment is blind, and experiment without theory is lame.
Whether you're developing or in the market for corporate training videos, these examples from PwC, Chick-fil-A, and others are sure to impress.
Being a jerk gets you rich, promoted, and laid (if you're a man). But there is a downside.
Like toddlers, adults can also get "overtired."
What do we mean by a black hole's size? A photon sphere? The minimal stable orbit? The event horizon? The singularity? Which one is right?
Yoga is more than just standing on your head. It's about uniting with the divine.
Having a "buff" skeleton prevents infirmity in old age.
Pick up the paintbrush and get to work.
Monsters have always represented societal fears, but narrative art also casts doubt on whether we fully understand our monsters — and their slayers.
Bees learn and culturally transmit their communication skills.
Speeding through the Universe and leaving a wake of new stars, this runaway supermassive black hole is likely the first among thousands.
From grave robbing to giving your own body to science.
Some classic books, like Mark Twain’s "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," remain controversial to this day.
Albert Camus was a Franco-Algerian philosopher with some great insights on the meaning of life, why you should look to this life and not the next, and why suicide is a poor choice.
As Abraham Lincoln famously said, “If you want to test a man’s character, give him power and a plate of cookies.” (Something like that.)
From landscaped gardens to road systems, the Persians were among the first to create many things we still enjoy today.
This beautiful JWST image of Wolf-Rayet star WR 124 has been called a "prelude to a supernova" by NASA. That might be entirely wrong.
Some would say AI is immortal and all-knowing — Godlike, even.
AI helped create films like "Jurassic Park" and "A.I.", so Steven Spielberg and other artists shouldn't worry about losing their jobs.
Be skeptical of a new study questioning the sweetener's safety.
It’s far less likely to wander into bizarre lies, emotional rants, and manipulative tangents.
Marburg virus, like its cousin Ebola, causes severe disease, with fatality rates ranging from 22% to 90%.
Instead of giving the 239 suffering families and the public a true story, Netflix exploited a horrifying tragedy to push conspiracy theories.
The jail environment teaches the animals that approaching humans results in a boring and annoying experience.
2023 is an exciting time for the study of quark-gluon plasmas.
At least one of Earth's creatures is able to survive the vacuum of space.
The simulation hypothesis is fun to talk about, but believing it requires an act of faith.
How can you fit a camel through a needle?
If there are three neutrino species, all with different masses, then how is energy conserved when they oscillate from one flavor to another?