Red dwarf stars were supposed to be inhospitable. But TOI-700, now with at least two potentially habitable worlds, is quite the exception.
When you can't enter flow, you can still lean on your internal rhythm.
Solving difficult visual puzzles seems to help the brain "rewire" itself by forming new neural pathways.
Without Étienne-Joseph-Théophile Thoré, the genius of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer would have been lost to time.
When boredom creeps in, many of us turn to social media. But that may be preventing us from reaching a transformative level of boredom.
But they're still lovable.
Passing chunks of ice can fertilize ocean waters and play a role in the planet’s carbon cycle.
Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
Evolution repeatedly hit upon this solution simply because it works.
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.
Sleep less, sleep less, sleep more.
From honing the art of perception to checking cognitive biases, here are a few techniques employees can learn in critical thinking training.
To prevent overloading the memory system, the brain may have a mechanism that tosses out certain types of memories.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Universe, explained by physicist Sean Carroll.
Goodbye, Arabica? Learn to love Liberica.
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.
Retired astronaut Ron Garan believes that before we can begin solving our problems, we must understand our interrelatedness through the "orbital perspective."
We thought the Big Bang started it all. Then we realized that something else came before, and it erased everything that existed prior.
There is more consensus on what heaven looks like than hell.
A new study says the reason cave paintings are in such remote caverns was the artists' search for transcendence.
A 19th-century surveying mistake kept lumberjacks away from what is now Minnesota's largest patch of old-growth trees.
An independent researcher looks into why there's such strong opposition to her research.