An economist's chart reveals that the fight against global poverty is actually going really well. So why doesn't it feel that way?
It's a metaphor that really doesn't work, a prominent scientist recently said.
The surgeon has already performed a successful head transplant on a monkey in China. But ethical questions loom.
Still, the bombings of Japan during World War II raise tough questions.
Aristotle probably would have said so.
The National Academy of Sciences just released a report on a hot topic in America.
Never underestimate the sex appeal of intelligence.
On the bright side, we can safely eat red meat again.
Unlike traditional psychology, positive psychology offers the kind of concrete, practical advice that is often missing from Christian moral theology.
A look at the five most common reasons for plane crashes and other airline disasters.
It might seem counter-intuitive, but women who have more children tend to live longer, a recent study found.
Logic sinks without a trace in a sea of assertions and theories.
Oxford researchers say there is a surprisingly high chance that humans get wiped out by a nuclear holocaust. Or volcanoes. Or an asteroid. Or crafty machines.
Are there differences between men’s and women’s brains – or not?
People will generally get one question wrong, and one right.
A new study undermines the idea that the road to happiness is found through focus on oneself.
Scientists acknowledge that the student, who used a star map and Google Earth, discovered something large and man made.
There seems to be a great deal of confusion on who classifies as a "friend."
Between the constellations Cygnus, the Swan, and Lyra, the harp, rests an invisible star.
His insights often lead to better self-understanding.
The research is compelling.
The downside? It could be a sign of primitive (and cynical) thinking inherited from early homo sapiens.
We make up to 35,000 decisions a day. Try to avoid these ways of thinking.
People with overactive immune systems may be more predisposed than others, a new study found.
‘Workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers,’ a former Facebook employee told Gizmodo.
Subjects receive electric signals as they sleep, and results show they outperform the placebo group by a hefty margin.
Find out how the island fox might be changing our understanding of natural selection.
People do it all the time.