The country only recently pardoned him for criminal charges of homosexuality, for which he was chemically castrated.
Oversimplified competitions encourage computer programs that are snarky rather than intelligent--but it doesn't have to be that way.
The creator of the Turing test was adept at all kinds of science.
How we'll figure out whether machines can mimic the scents of reality
Two experts weigh in on all those BuzzFeed quizzes you've been taking.
The Popular Science archive answers those nagging questions about the July 1947 UFO crash in the desert outside of Roswell, N.M.
The society is open only to people who score in the 98th percentile or higher on a preapproved intelligence test.
No one seems to know how to thaw a turkey in America.
Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
Neuroscientists are developing tests that could clarify whether vegetative patients retain any awareness.
A new test for HPV has been cleared as way to screen for cervical cancer, but doctors are concerned that it doesn't do enough to protect younger women.
Just four months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled genes can't be patented, Myriad Genetics is seeing some competition.
Many people at risk of suicide may share a unique mutation.
Literate recruits took the written Alpha test, while illiterate applicants took a visual Beta.
For example, why is the CDC planning to grow the virus instead of destroying it?
Who owns the bones?
As the cost of genome sequencing drops, questions about its role in society are becoming more pressing
From the archives: things you're afraid to ask about digestion.
New research suggests transsexualism is indeed a genetic trait. But how conclusive is the study?