Knitting isn't just for passing time.
You can hone your corpse pose by hanging out with actual corpses.
Teens may be works in progress, but they help society evolve.
Only 1 in 10 humans are left handed. So why does it happen at all?
Some researchers say the Babylonians invented trigonometry—and did it better.
A California high school student discovered the 6-foot-long baby Parasaurolophus fossil, nicknamed Joe.
Political struggle could have permanent scientific effects.
Teaching people game theory is good. Making them live it is even better, says UCLA professor Peter Nonacs.
Business majors who admitted they'd jump at the chance to take a $2 million insider trading tip still were willing to stop and help a victim in need.
The following is an excerpt from Adam Alter's new book Drunk Tank Pink: And Other Unexpected Forces That Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave, available on Amazon.
How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting
Drapeable fabric turns into solid concrete when it gets wet
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it's lights out for us all.
The most powerful and complex science experiment in the history of the universe is finally—after 14 years and $10 billion—about to begin. There's no telling what it may find, and that's entirely the point
Scientists are building ultra-cold systems that mimic the most extreme edges of the universe. Can these analogues help solve the big bang's mysteries?
If cord-free power delivers on its promise, our "wireless" world will finally live up to the name
Western architects have grand plans for helping China solve its expanding environmental crisis. But the world's dirtiest country already has the power to clean up all on its own
He distills the fundamental rules that govern birds, bees . . . all of nature.
Blood flies, and leaves a tale. But it takes an expert like Paulette Sutton to sort truth from fiction in spatter language.
Behind the scenes at the DARPA Grand Challenge, the 142-mile robot race that died at mile 7
Physics can't find the biggest thing in the known universe, so it's looking beyond our paltry three dimensions. Michael Moyer enters the zone of insanely hard mathematics, translates what he finds into plain English, and makes it back alive.