Why do smart people disagree on divisive issues like climate change? It might be connected to their level of curiosity.
Protesting the Trump administration isn’t the only one way to defend science—another is to celebrate it.
Ever wonder how to create a minor deity? In light of 2016, here are two easy steps.
A new study of Homo habilis dates right-handedness back 1.8 MYA.
Right when human beings are thinking of how they might adapt to Mars, chimps are finding ways to adapt to a human dominated earth.
Antimatter isn’t just a thing of science fiction—powering the engines of Star Trek’s Enterprise. In fact, new research has made a breakthrough in studying it.
Is there a religious motivation for the rejection of evolution and climate change?
While we all would like to trust our brains to remember events, studies are showing that the implantation of false memories is easier than we think.
If you want to win a debate on Facebook, then be sure to use the worst font possible.
Fake news can lead to more than gullible sharing on social media, it may result in shootings. But what can we do about it?
New study seeks to understand the drive of strong internal feelings that many believers attribute to God; they discover that the brain rewards religiosity.
With Trump winning the Electoral College and Clinton the popular vote, we live in a superimposition of moral states. We can’t know, just yet, whether Schrödinger’s America is dead or alive.
The alt-right, with it’s polished rhetoric and clean look, is trying to sell you on the idea that they are different. Don’t believe a word of it.
A new study says that social media platforms that favor images also favor happiness.
Heavy poaching of the African elephant for ivory not only devastated their numbers, it’s caused them to lose their tusks.