New finds suggest humans used trade networks, sophisticated tools, and symbolic pigments right from the dawn of our species.
Gravitational waves have opened up new ways to test the properties of black holes—and Einstein’s theory of gravity.
A few controversial incidents in recent years challenge the idea that light always travels at a constant speed.
An agreeable conversation with Nathan Ballantyne, author of Knowing Our Limits.
NASA’s new spacecraft will give scientists a clearer view of the planets orbiting stars near to us.
If you want to be good-looking, you might try good giving.
The University of Virginia’s 15-year journey in mindfulness and education.
Bones didn’t belong to an extraterrestrial after all.
The problem with C.P. Snow’s famous two-cultures hypothesis.
New research has revealed just how knowledgeable and effective Neanderthal healthcare was.