Philosophers and neuroscientists are pursuing free will as an empirical question.
The line between the two is often a fuzzy one.
Can we ever be really sure we’ve learned everything about nature?
A psychologist argues that scientific skills are implicit in toddlers.
New software makes lab work go much faster—and hastens the search for cures.
… and seek to uncover the similarities between clusters of neurons and galaxies.
Grudges come naturally to kids—gratitude must be taught.
The collapse of Theranos reminds us that in science, facts have the last word.
Brian Greene asks a panel if string theory is starting to unravel.
A singer and scientist reminds us why going solo goes against our better nature.