Too few babies — not overpopulation — is likely to be a major problem this century.
Creating an afterlife—or a simulation of one—would take vast amounts of energy. Some scientists think the best way to capture that energy is by building megastructures around stars.
What happens when simulation theory becomes more than a fascinating thought experiment?
Technology of the future is shaped by the questions we ask and the ethical decisions we make today.
Clinical trials at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research focus on stabilizing cognitive loss and alleviating the psychotic symptoms that change our loved ones.
The best time to start was yesterday, the second best is now.
Dr. Katie Mack explains what dark energy is and two ways it could one day destroy the universe.
How would the ability to genetically customize children change society? Sci-fi author Eugene Clark explores the future on our horizon in Volume I of the "Genetic Pressure" series.
What lies in store for humanity? Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains how different life will be for your descendants—and maybe your future self, if the timing works out.
For too many people, a poor education is a destructive barrier in their lives—a source of limitation rather than opportunity. Together, we can change this.
A new MIT report proposes how humans should prepare for the age of automation and artificial intelligence.
History's first utopia shows how far we've come.
Miso Robotics has already served up over 12,000 hamburgers.
Confirmation bias is baked into the DNA of America, but it may soon be the nation's undoing.
The results of this study showed depressive symptoms being highest in adolescence, declining in early adulthood and then climbing back up again into one's early 30s.