Evolutionary psychology could explain those otherworldly feelings.
There are so many problems, all across planet Earth, that harm and threaten humanity. Why invest in researching the Universe?
Your subjective experience might not end the moment your heart stops, research on near-death experiences suggests.
When you imitate the speech of others, there’s a thin line between whether it’s a social asset or faux pas.
A new bridge joins a divided Croatia, but it cuts Bosnia out of Europe — literally and figuratively. A bridge meant to unite also divides.
Searching for dark matter, the XENON collaboration found absolutely nothing out of the ordinary. Here's why that's an extraordinary feat.
A second Enlightenment would have a far bigger task: Saving civilization itself.
A skills gap analysis can help an organization prepare for change and become well-equipped to thrive in the future.
"The surface is no longer a record of every impact the moon has ever had, because at some point, impacts were erasing previous impacts."
Proponents of transhumanism make big promises, such as a future in which we upload our minds into a supercomputer. But there is a fatal flaw in this argument: reductionism.
Turning off a gene called “Myc” has a surprising effect in male fruit flies: They start courting other males.
It might be good for your memory.
Quantum communication offers a surer path to sending an interstellar message, as well as receiving one. But can we do it?
Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Swiss Enlightenment philosopher who praised a simple life and inspired the worst of the French Revolution.
Music and sounds only seem to reduce pain in mice when played at a specific volume.
Using data collected from ancient civilizations across the world, researchers identified the most significant factors in human development. War came out on top.
Sweet, bitter, salty, sour. These are the four basic tastes we were taught in grade school. But there is a fifth: umami. And it's everywhere.
It's common knowledge that syncing your circadian rhythm to a natural light-dark cycle could improve your health and well-being.
the human brain remains highly responsive to sound during sleep, but it does not receive feedback from higher order areas — sort of like an orchestra with “the conductor missing.”