Interventions can make the most difference when Alzheimer’s is detected early.
When the great American tradition of the road trip meets the great Jewish tradition of the deli, we get the Great American Deli Schlep.
As with any "big idea" progress means a lot of different things to different people and not everyone comes into the discussion with the same priors. Some experts are primarily focused on material progress while others emphasize the importance of moral progress. So to start the discussion, we asked each expert to define the term as they see it from their specific vantage point.
Voyage into the lawless world of experimental literature.
If light can't be bent by electric or magnetic fields (and it can't), then how do the Zeeman and Stark effects split atomic energy levels?
We know what effective teaching looks like. Implementing it can change the lives of Americans.
As long as it remains operational, we’ll have a chance to conduct groundbreaking science with it. In the history of spaceflight, only five spacecraft ever launched by humanity possess enough energy […]
As we embrace green solutions, nuclear should absolutely be part of the equation. For thousands upon thousands of years, humans have been harnessing the power of nature to provide energy […]
The famed German filmmaker offers his thoughts on reading during Eric Weinstein's podcast.
New research shows elevated risks of anxiety, depression, and suicide linked to perfectionism.
What's the role of evil in storytelling?
It's not about the resolution but about how your mind tackles the problem.
Black scientists lack role models who look like them.
Forget the speed of light or the electron’s charge. This is the physical constant that really matters. Why is our Universe the way it is, and not some other way? There […]
The study also showed that students who didn’t use electronic devices but attended lectures where their use was allowed also performed worse on tests.
His guiding spirit Thomas helped the author make better financial decisions and take care of his health.
Work on "memes" by Richard Dawkins provides insight on the spread of thought viruses.
Long thought to be a fallacy, new analysis shows the ‘hot hand’ is real, and Klay Thompson has it. “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on […]
Tim Ferriss shares a bounty of strategies to help you really and truly overcome procrastination. And if it doesn't do it for you, hey, at least you just killed 10 minutes.
We take for granted how much the Moon does for Earth, but not all of the changes would be bad. “If we get rid of the moon, women, those menstrual cycles […]
Autoimmune disorders--what do we know about them? Turns out not much. Why are they increasing? Our squeaky clean environments and lack of contact with bacteria may be the reason. Fortunately, recent breakthroughs have brought new treatments, and a cure might even be on the horizon.