The microscopic tardigrades are an elusive species. Fossils are rare, but each new find adds a piece to their unsolved evolutionary puzzle.
Nebulae are beautiful, but so is the process of science.
Two mounds of rice and a tiny flag in a sea of curry is enough to re-heat an old territorial conflict.
Why you’ve probably never heard of Computer Space, which launched the video game industry 50 years ago
Computer Space lacked a critical ingredient that the other games possessed: gravity.
The "overview effect," experienced by astronauts when they view the Earth from outer space, irrevocably changes your perspective as a human.
The new book "Lost Cities, Ancient Tombs" documents 100 archaeological discoveries that changed the world.
The Chegg cheating scandal reveals a critical need to rethink the student experience in post-COVID education.
From forecasting stock prices to diagnosing disease, Swarm AI enables better group decisions.
We used to think the Big Bang meant the universe began from a singularity. Nearly 100 years later, we're not so sure.
The prize went to three researchers who revolutionized the social sciences by taking advantage of natural experiments.
A computer that could decidedly pass Alan Turing's test would represent a major step toward artificial general intelligence.
Jains believe that karma weighs the soul down. This can be overcome through extreme asceticism, in which one slowly withdraws from life.
Much like computing technology, the Great Red Spot has been getting smaller and faster over the last few years.
You may only have a few minutes to prepare.
Migrating our planet to a safer orbit might be the only way to preserve Earth after all the ice melts.
To enable us to read, the brain piggybacks on other cognitive processes.
The holograms use 'aerohaptics', which creates feelings of touch with simple jets of air.
The "Foundation" series, recently adapted into a show by Apple TV, was inspired by a fascinating, real-life academic discipline.
This map shows that the territories discovered by Europeans add up to an area no bigger than Utah.
More than pay or advancement, people are seeking a better fit between their own and corporate values.
Both journalists have put themselves in danger to shed light on corruption and abuses of power in their home countries.
Mind Bank Ai is the newest entrant in an ambitious idea: using AI to create a kind of immortality.
Without Benjamin List and David MacMillan, chemists would still be using metals and enzymes to catalyze chemical reactions.
Guided by ultrasound waves, swarms of microrobots could soon be used to deliver medicine to targeted sites in the body.
Our temporal experience of the world is not divided into a series of neat segments, yet that's how we talk about time.