A 2020 study has revived a longstanding controversy over Christopher Columbus' claims of marauding cannibals in the Caribbean.
The design could help restore motor function after stroke, enhance virtual gaming experiences.
Your emotional brain is being manipulated to shop more, but there are ways to resist.
To preserve biodiversity and ecosystems, protected areas should be connected into a gigantic World Park.
Birthrates are cyclical and have gone up and down throughout history.
The questions about which massive structures to build, and where, are actually very hard to answer. Infrastructure is always about the future: It takes years to construct, and lasts for years beyond that.
You don't need to completely automate a job to fundamentally change it.
A program in Brazil both helped and harmed. What can we learn from it?
Prosthetic arms can cost amputees $80,000. A startup called Unlimited Tomorrow is aiming to change that by making customized 3D-printed bionic arms for just $8,000.
Hospitals often deal with the aftermath of gun violence, but they can play a key role in preventing it.
Three cutting-edge techniques – the gene-editing tool CRISPR, fluorescent proteins and optogenetics – were all inspired by nature.
The Seychelles magpie-robin is up for sale – yes, for sale – as a digital nature collectible.
Our chart shows new additions since 1984 that have stuck around.
Americans don't like to ride the bus. There are ways to fix that.
A socially minded franchise model makes money while improving society.
For the ancients, hospitality was an inviolable law enforced by gods and priests and anyone else with the power to make you pay dearly for mistreating a stranger.
The few seconds of nuclear explosion opening shots in Godzilla alone required more than 6.5 times the entire budget of the monster movie they ended up in.
English is a dynamic language, and this summer's new additions to dictionary.com tell us a lot about how we're living.