Amplifying the energy within a laser, over and over, won't get you an infinite amount of energy. There's a fundamental limit due to physics.
Brands like BMW, Walmart, and IBM are seeing big wins from the use of gamification in corporate training. Here's how.
This technological feat changes our cosmic history.
Women have made incredible gains into STEM fields, but they continue to face gender biases in the workplace.
While most participants fibbed a little bit, laptop users were much more likely to lie – and by a lot more.
Most electric car charging is done at night. A grid powered mostly by renewable energy might not be able to meet demand, but there is a solution.
Sigmund Freud developed the decidedly unscientific principles of psychoanalysis in a time when most psychologists were trying to join the ranks of chemists and medical doctors.
The Big Bang is commonly misunderstood, warping our understanding about the Universe's size and shape.
Expressing gratitude encourages others to continue being generous, promoting a cycle of goodness.
We have two descriptions of the Universe that work perfectly well: General Relativity and quantum physics. Too bad they don't work together.
The researchers and patients are excited to see if color vision will develop over time.
We could even benefit from more whataboutisms — if they're used properly.
Sooner or later, Earth is going to be hit by a large enough space object to cause significant damage to humanity. Stopping them isn't easy.
The recipe for a perfect date night: a rom-com, a bowl of popcorn, and a syringe of testosterone — at least for gerbils, anyway.
Short-hop regional flights could be running on batteries in a few years.
Fluphenazine, once used to treat schizophrenia, is capable of blocking a compound connected to chronic pain.
The aging brain is networked differently.
The artifacts were often made from found objects – an Ivory dish-soap bottle transformed into an earthenware figure.
Americans are more willing to put the greater good above their own interests today than in the 1950s.
On New Year's Eve 1899, the captain of this Pacific steamliner sailed into history. Or did he?
A medical entomologist points to metabolism, body odor, and mindset.
Meaningful pictures are assembled from meaningless noise.
Einstein’s theory of general relativity passes another test, with implications for dark matter and dark energy
The theory is accurate within at least one part in a quadrillion.