Research shows how temperature can be used to manipulate circadian rhythms.
NASA was dangerously cavalier about the dangers of the shuttle launches.
When justice isn’t tempered by something such as mercy, forgiveness, or nonviolence, efforts to make society more equitable often backfire.
We've been somewhat lucky in the past...
While one may be helpful, the other may be harmful.
There's an extra source of massive "stuff" in our Universe beyond what gravitation and normal matter can explain. Could light be the answer?
Commodus lived the anti-Stoic life, pursuing lust, narcissism, and self-indulgence.
You open an app and start scrolling, then suddenly it's an hour later. Sound familiar?
EV charging stations are the most widespread alternative to gas and diesel pumps. Each alternative has its own hotspots and "deserts."
Some artifacts drown in shipwrecks, others are taken by the tide. Many others will vanish as a result of climate change and rising sea levels.
Much like energy and nutrients flow in a continuous cycle between the elements of a natural ecosystem, a free flow of knowledge fuels the growth of a learning ecosystem.
A forensics expert explains what’s involved with documenting human rights violations during conflicts, from Afghanistan to Ukraine.
One study estimated that 80% of people include “deviations” from the truth in their online profiles.
Rock art in northern Australia depicts marsupial lions, giant kangaroos, and other megafauna that populated the Land Down Under long ago.
Unless you have a critical mass of heavy elements when your star first forms, planets, including rocky ones, are practically impossible.
Nietzsche both wished he was as stupid as a cow so he wouldn’t have to contemplate existence, and pitied cows for being so stupid that they couldn’t contemplate existence.
The 557-million-year-old specimen challenges the theory that animal body plans were laid out in the Cambrian explosion.
Human beings are descendants of these early tetrapods – at least those who made a new life on land.
An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.
The whole isn't greater than the sum of its parts; that's a flaw in our thinking. Non-reductionism requires magic, not merely science.
It is through speaking and listening that human beings become who they are.
The "Mind After Midnight" hypothesis aims to explain why night owls tend to suffer more negative health outcomes.
It is wrong to think that these three statements contradict each other. We need to see that they are all true to see that a better world is possible.
What can elite athletes teach you about how to win?
Horses pranced around the western hemisphere until they went extinct in the late Holocene. They were reintroduced by European colonists — though where, when, and how has remained unclear.
Can a shared language promote peace? Some people think so.