Galaxy NGC 1277 is revealed as a relic galaxy that’s barely changed since it formed 10 billion years ago, giving scientists a rare chance to look into the past.
Addiction Now has developed infographics based on a survey of 1,000 people who were asked what they thought would be appropriate sentences for drug crimes. It’s pretty different than what they really are.
Home network Porch has created infographics that depict the most dangerous kitchen items according to the 2017 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System.
A new study of male bottleneck dolphins in Shark Bay, Australia discovers that each individual has his own distinctive name-whistle that other dolphins use when “talking” about him.
To improve hiring efficiency and success, companies are starting to leverage neuroscience gaming and AI to identify and attract the best people.
A study of 15,582 elderly Hong Kong community residents suggests a link between robust intellectual activity and avoiding the onset of dementia.
A new study suggests that the genes that are associated with schizophrenia are switched on in the placenta when a pregnancy complication occurs.
Late night texts provide insights on America’s recreational drug use, documenting good and bad times with meth, cocaine, heroin, pills, marijuana, LSD, and ecstasy.
A new study attempts to figure out why the motor cortex sometimes synchronizes to speech as the auditory cortex does.
Big Think speaks with the American who’s spent the most time in space, astronaut Peggy Whitson, looking back on what she learned during life in orbit.
People who occasionally pull all-nighters are at greater risk for diabetes and other illnesses, and a new study identifies blood proteins as being behind the problem.
A study finds that re-conditioning married individuals by linking spouse photos to pictures of puppies and bunnies makes us like our mates more.
What would it cost to move some of the world's most famous landmarks to new locations?
Disney has plans to make the Star Wars galaxy the setting for the widespread introduction of virtual reality and augmented reality to the public at large.
From what we know about the young prince and actress, how does the future look for their relationship based on psychological studies of successful marriages?
A new survey and study compares beliefs about creation with a person’s scientific understanding and finds that the more one knows, the greater the chances are of accepting evolution as fact.
New research finds evidence that the gravitational pull of Jupiter and Venus has been warping our orbit every 405,000 years, at least as far back as 215 million years ago.
A new augmented reality game is being developed to help stroke victims stick to their rehabilitation regimen.
1,007 people were surveyed about their political affiliations and opinions, and their music tastes to learn to what extent they correspond to each other. Survey results are shown as infographics.
A court has ruled against a motion for appeal on behalf of chimpanzees Tommy and Kiko with a landmark opinion asserting the importance of better addressing the rights of nonhumans. The opinion calls this “a deep...