Tens of millions of Americans consume cannabis regularly. They're likely ingesting high levels of toxins. Only the federal government has the power and the resources to protect them.
Aurora 21 will help the US keep pace among the other nations who own the fastest supercomputers. Scientists plan on using it to map the connectome of the human brain.
“Sexbots” are coming. They're supposed to fill in the gap for the career focused, help undermine sex trafficking and abuse, and even curb STI rates, but are these claims true?
Neuroscientists are now beginning to unravel the neurobiological processes that take place inside the brain, during a spiritual awakening.
Drinking heavily over a long period of time has been known to cause early onset Alzheimer’s. But the forces behind this phenomenon have been a mystery, until now.
More and more prosecutors across the US are going after the friends and family of those who die from a drug overdose. Is this practice morally acceptable?
At one point during the Neolithic era, the Y-chromosome in our species became far less diverse. Called the Neolithic bottleneck, the reason for it may have finally been revealed.
Researchers now have an antibody that specifically targets cancer cells, while leaving healthy ones alone.
A global Ebola pandemic could cause tens of millions of deaths. To prevent this, researchers at Lehigh University have created a predictive model based on the migratory patterns of bats.
Researchers have put to bed an important question: is our genetic makeup responsible for an overabundance of abdominal fat, or is our diet the most significant factor?
Only 5-15% of the World Ocean’s floor has been mapped. This herculean effort is set to tackle our planet’s last frontier.
NYU researchers may have finally put to rest the mystery of how speech is processed in the brain.
There’s a chicken and egg thing going on here when it comes to having a mood disorder and discordant circadian rhythms.
Shock treatment may be the best therapy for major depression. Unfortunately, the stigma against it is holding back the potentially beneficial treatment.
Researchers say they’ll someday be able to recreate experiences, perceptions, and sensations with a device the size of a backpack.
The answer can give us an indication of where our universe is headed and how it might end.
In this study, know-it-alls although aware of their biases, selected data that supported their beliefs anyway.
Our understanding of the universe has expanded tremendously in the last few decades. But there are still some mysteries out there, and the Great Attractor is one of them.
Scientists are developing liquid metal or "electric blood" that can move and form 2D shapes. This may revolutionize the field of soft robotics.
We’ve been taking our eyebrows for granted. They may in fact be the thing that let us become the dominant species on Earth.
Researchers believe it’ll interweave the internet, A.I., and the human brain in a way that will create a “second self.”
Researchers are starting to get a handle on why ancient creatures returned to the ocean after their ancient ancestors climbed out of it.
When the past and future are no longer connected, some pretty weird stuff happens.
Learning about synesthesia can help us better understand how our brain works, particularly in terms of perception.
The weather in most parts of Russia forces drivers to face harsh conditions — snow, mud, and poor visibility. It's in this environment that Cognitive Technologies saw an opportunity.
This discovery could lead to not only a better understanding of our evolution but to new treatment options for schizophrenics.
AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint have all recently unveiled plans for a nationwide 5G network in the US.
Years of inconsistency in marijuana studies sent UC-Boulder researchers pouring over all the MRI data associated with alcohol and pot.
A newly discovered phenomenon shows that humans communicate outside of mere auditory and visual modes.
80% of solar radiation is absorbed by the atmosphere. This team has found a way to tap into the rest.
There are a number of different tests, including those developed by experts and free tools you can access online.
Once a lucrative exercise anyone could do, bitcoin mining has grown out of control, and governments are weighing what to do.
Events, entertainment, and transportation are literally being transformed during this year’s Olympics.
Understanding how some East Asians celebrate Valentine’s Day can tell us a lot about Western culture and what the East and West have in common.
One patient retained the ability to dress herself, make a simple meal, and even change her plans depending on the weather.
"Sports is war minus the shooting," said George Orwell. So far, however, a thawing of tensions between North Korea and South Korea has been the big political story of the 2018 Olympic Games.
How relatable was Trump’s speech? To evaluate this objectively, you could look at what reading level it was at.
The eccentric millionaire has been offered bribes and gotten death threats. Yet, he holds steadfast, as this remarkable treasure hunt stands as his legacy.
Measuring quantum gravity has proven extremely challenging, stymying some of the greatest minds in physics for generations.
A full-time writer and blogger for the past 5 years, Philip's work has appeared on Your Tango, Pop Sugar, STEMJobs, Hack Writers, NJ.com, inTravel Magazine, and more. He has lived in Africa, Asia, and for a short time in Europe, and can be found in New Jersey with his friendly cat Selena.