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Back-and-forth exchanges build the brain’s language center and verbal ability
There’s a decent chance your doctor didn’t study biology, chemistry, or any other science when they first got to college.
Researchers reveal how FoxO proteins are important for joint health, and how increasing the levels of these proteins could prevent or treat osteoarthritis.
The Museum of Modern Art offers a commanding retrospective of five decades of Stephen Shore’s groundbreaking work.
A new study suggests that early humans mated with the mysterious Denisovans in two separate waves.
Before Americans turned to Buddhism for life hacks, they treated it like a dangerous cult.
How Stephen Hawking used his recognition to highlight challenges and existential threats for humanity.
Space empires could rise and fall without us knowing.
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Discoveries in eastern Africa shed new light on the often murky story of when our ancestors first started acting like modern humans — and why environmental change was a key factor.
Tatiana Mertsalova a.k.a. notename is a talented 26-year-old self-taught photographer, retoucher and educator currently based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Tatiana graduated from St. Petersburg State University of Service and Economics in 2014. Mertsalova focuses on portraiture, she shoots marvelous
In a new, detailed international comparison, the United States looks a lot more like its peers than researchers expected.
Scientists are trying to develop drugs to counteract an “undruggable” genetic variant that’s responsible for about 30 percent of all cancer cases. It’s high risk — high reward research.
25 years ago scientists raised the threat of climate change. Did I act immediately and decisively? Um, I did not.
A new project from Northeastern University traces the journeys of 80 women who attempted to escape Europe and find new lives in America during World War II
You’re not doing yourself any favors if you’re in the 26 percent of American adults who haven’t read even part of a book within the last year.
Washington Breaks Out the “Just Following Orders” Nazi Defense for CIA Director-Designate Gina Haspel
From former CIA directors to journalists, it’s now popular in Washington to say the “Nuremberg defense” is legitimate if used on behalf of Gina Haspel.
You don’t need to unplug entirely — just for an hour or so.
They formed the basis of the so-called Doctrine of Discovery, which shapes U.S. Indian policy to this day and haunts Indians’ well-being, the group says.
Easter Island’s demise is a lesson for the world.
“Not since Albert Einstein has a scientist so captured the public imagination and endeared himself to tens of millions of people around the world.”
Addiction to social media is a real and growing problem. A recent study attempted to develop a picture of the personality traits that increase the risk.
If you’ve ever felt like you’re the only person in the world who’s either afraid to go to the doctor, or you simply have a difficult time prioritizing routine
Many of us enjoy the odd glass of wine or beer, but every once in a while we like to throw down and get completely wasted. But for many Americans, these binge-drinking sessions aren’t as “every once in a while” as we’d like to believe. New research shows that nearly 20 percent of all US adults participate in binge-drinking—and when they do, they go hard.
Feel like guys are intimidated by your intelligence? Well, it’s not in your head. A new study conducted out of University of Buffalo, California Lutheran University and the University of Texas at Austin found even though men liked the idea of dating …
Whistleblower describes how firm linked to former Trump adviser Steve Bannon compiled user data to target American voters• How Cambridge Analytica’s algorithms turned ‘likes’ into a political tool
We now swim in dangerous waters, and we can no longer take the persistence of liberal democracy for granted
The students of Stoneman Douglas, Florida, are the fiercest opponents the NRA has seen in some time. They are the ones truly standing up for the US constitution
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review found that outside groups had the right to argue for access to information, even if they didn’t end up winning in the end.