Wealth concentration among elites was common in ancient nations, but the scale on which it took place in Egypt’s 18th Dynasty was unprecedented.
Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
To the Greek philosopher, all of our actions ultimately aim at our own pleasure.
Despite their brief history, computers and AI have fundamentally changed what we see, what we know, and what we do.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Universe, explained by physicist Sean Carroll.
Our impulse to seek out agreement is stifling us, says world debate champion Bo Seo.
When organized effectively, peer mentoring programs can offer substantial benefits for organizations and their employees.
We all see beauty the same way.
What do physicists actually mean when they talk about the multiverse?
Guess which country has 269% inflation.
Maybe bring an umbrella just in case.
A group of prominent scientists shares how research has changed them.
De-extinction, if it is ever possible, will not be simple.
Inequality should be measured in terms of the time it takes for us to earn the money to buy the things we need. And everyone is getting wealthier.
Synthetic milk is not a sci-fi fantasy; it already exists.
Actor and science communicator Alan Alda shares his three rules of three for effective and empathic communication.
Like Dua Lipa, he had to create new rules.
Bilingualism confers various mental health and social benefits. Perhaps knowing a second alphabet confers even more.
Bo Seo, Harvard’s former debate coach, explains a good argument.
The quantum world is one in which rules that are completely foreign to our everyday experience dictate bizarre behavior.
"Downward counterfactual thinking" — that is, imagining how things could be worse — is a quick and easy way to boost your well-being and gratitude.
The findings contradict a widespread belief.
The dating pool is small — no pun intended.
The history of money is a history of convenience, and spending has never been easier than it is today.
From astrobiology to geology, a Moon base could serve as a laboratory unlike anything on Earth.
Its apples taste bad, but institutions all over the world want a descendant or clone of the tree, anyway.