Before this, little was known about the genetic basis for the variety in human skin tone.
Researchers look at crowdsourcing as a way to teach ethics to AI.
Voters in California may get to decide whether teachers’ salaries should match those of state legislators at the expense of a hike in the sales tax.
The link between sugar and cancer just got stronger.
A new report suggests Colorado's legalization of recreational marijuana might be reducing opioid deaths in the state.
A recent study looks at whether collective apologies on behalf of countries may inspire hope that can lead to reconciliation.
It’s fascinating how an octopus's skin does this and how these scientists recreated it.
Early states did not form how we've been taught, writes James C Scott in his new book. His research offers a clue as to where we might be heading.
Neil deGrasse Tyson: “One of the things that I think is missing in the educational pipeline in America is… a class on what science is, and how and why it works.”
Should there be a ceiling to the ambitions of Silicon Valley? It seems like a decisive “no,” according to the people who want to build new societies online, atop the ocean, and on Mars.
It seems intuitive that the best way to interpret how others are feeling would be to both see and hear how they’re behaving. However, a new study suggests that’s dead wrong.
Infographics detailing the exporting of live animals from Africa, 2001-2015
Your mindset can rewind aging, physically and mentally, as these jaw-dropping experiments show.
This is a nice addition to the findings of the “yellow snow” study.
Denying the possibility of immoral actions may be the very basis of our society.
Anxiety is now the number one disorder on the planet. Yet it's oddly ignored from public conversation.
Another bit of science fiction is coming to life as scientists develop a highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue, similar to the one Ryan Gosling used to seal his wound in Blade Runner 2049.
Children’s drawings of houses rendered as they’d look in real life.
When you see Nazis in the streets chanting things like “Jews will not replace us," it can be difficult to comprehend why they would believe such horrid things.
The benefits of living in urban centers, where populations are more dense, include more accessibility to leisure, health, and safety services, according to a new study out of the UK.