Social scientists investigate when and why liberals and conservatives mistrust science. The apparent split might be more about personal and cultural beliefs than feelings about science itself.
While we need empathy to relate to each other sometimes, too much empathy can be a bad thing.
It’s a watery battle of the sexes.
Why does that one video crack you up?
Why I don’t believe in God’s plan or the idea that things happen for a reason.
This playful Halloween poem considers how modern science, technology, and engineering may have unexpected results.
Here’s how Brainfall came to be and what they’re up to next.
We recently set up a Foldit competition between gamers, undergraduate students, and professional scientists. The winner might surprise you – and offer important possibilities for scientific research.
There’s more going on than just the classic sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch.
As many as half a million concussions in youth go unreported each year. Finding a way to measure whether a hit has occurred on the field is an important way to address these injuries.
The spores of club moss, also known as lycopodium powder, allow you to stick your hand in water and come out completely dry. They are also highly flammable.
Too busy to work out? Not anymore.
Why do we kill the passionate few in our quest to fit in?
His diagnosis made him different … and annoying. But years later, I realize what a blessing he is.
Golfers are always trying to out do one another, usually with high-tech clubs or a nice polo shirt. This, however, is a next level way to show off.
Who’s making the decisions around here?