He was also a eugenicist — but at least he could draw pretty pictures.
The Athenian rich paid their taxes because they craved the social success of being perceived as "useful."
A new drug inhibits a human enzyme that coronaviruses hijack in order to replicate.
Honeybees join humans as the only known animals that can tell the difference between odd and even numbers
Parity tasks (such as odd and even categorisation) are considered abstract and high-level numerical concepts in humans.
We are still new at this.
Retired astronaut Ron Garan believes that before we can begin solving our problems, we must understand our interrelatedness through the "orbital perspective."
There is more consensus on what heaven looks like than hell.
Compared to Earth, Mars is small, cold, dry, and lifeless. But 3.4 billion years ago, a killer asteroid caused a Martian megatsunami.
A 19th-century surveying mistake kept lumberjacks away from what is now Minnesota's largest patch of old-growth trees.
Being mortal makes life so much sweeter.
An independent researcher looks into why there's such strong opposition to her research.
Stress shrinks your brain. Neuroscientist Lisa Genova explains how to strengthen it.
The dating pool is small — no pun intended.
Mindfulness, detachment, selecting off-time activities with care: Here are evidence-based strategies to achieve healthy work-life balance.
Is science for everyone, or just the morally upright?
Humanity is in trouble. Here's how aliens could help.
We don’t understand why loneliness is bad for us if all we can say is that it hurts.
Using physics, Ross Chastain floored it during the final turn, scraping the wall and passing 5 cars to advance to the NASCAR championship.
Antibodies can start forming in intestines over 10 years before symptoms arise.
Studying neuroscience through art.
The future of American jobs isn't only services and tech.
Good and bad memories have their own real estate in the brain, raising the possibility of memory manipulation
This opens the door to manipulating networks of specific neurons.
The stars circle each other every 51 minutes, confirming a decades-old prediction.
Forget about Tinkerbell.
The DART mission tested whether it's possible to deflect an asteroid by crashing something into it.