If you see a political movement embodying all of these traits, watch out.
In an excerpt from her recent book, the behavior geneticist Kathryn Paige Harden carefully explores a topic that's often considered taboo: how genetics affect life outcomes.
The universe is filled with unlikely events, but is also full of ways to fool ourselves.
Almost 10% of all new jobs created between 2020 and 2030 will unfortunately be some of the lowest paid.
Solving the supply chain crisis before the global economy tanks is going to require many creative approaches. Flexport’s Ryan Petersen has one that just might work.
The credibility problem facing the biomedical and public health establishment is, at least in part, a product of its own making.
William Shatner is going to space because Jeff Bezos loves Star Trek.
A recent study casts doubt on the notion that watching porn, whether alone or with a partner, damages romantic relationships.
Societal breakdown, whether real or imagined, can lead to dramatic responses — like blood-sucking vampires.
A recent discovery pushes back the date on when dinosaurs first engaged in social behavior.
In hell, we assume a position of moral superiority, looking down over the sinners and the poor decisions that led them to this wretched place. In heaven, Dante is looking down upon us.
Linguistic laws are remarkably versatile and have applications in ecology, microbiology, epidemiology, demographics, and geography.
Start fighting back against planned obsolescence.
It's been precisely 13.8 billion years since the Big Bang occurred. Here's how we know.
Great genius is not born of lightning bolt-like moments of inspiration. In reality, perseverance plays the biggest role.
Inspired by the group behaviors of simple animals, a team of roboticists has developed a new way for swarm robots to maneuver on land.
Historians know how military technologies evolved, but the reasons why remain poorly understood.
The findings include signs of flash flooding that carried huge boulders downstream into the lakebed.
An unprecedented number of new satellites threatens the night sky as we know it. Will we act in time to save it?
Elevated blood pressure, even within the normal range, is associated with accelerated brain aging.
It's better to pursue moral actions instead of the ephemeral state of happiness, according to the philosopher Immanuel Kant.
Engaging in a brief mindfulness exercise made people who identified “I/me” words 33% less likely to volunteer.
Put two grapes close together in a microwave and you'll get an electrifying result, all because of the physics of plasmas.
Portraiture is one of the most intimate genres in all of painting, and it has reinvented itself many times across European history.
We all employ heuristics to help us deal with the world. But when we make a hasty generalization, we risk making a big error in our thinking.