One scientist’s solution to drug-resistant bacteria
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Research shows how immigration and cultural values shape this distinctive habit.
The award-winning director on confronting his father’s legacy and leaving his children to confront his own.
Women developed computer science. Today, the industry is mostly men.
While many dream of an afterlife, people with apeirophobia are terrified of eternal existence.
In a short animation, James Fallows considers what’s in store for this new era of American politics.
A writer reflects on the burden of fatherhood in a nation that elected Donald Trump.
The CEO of the company behind Pokémon Go describes the future of what smartphones will be able to do.
The decline of a once-powerful majority is going to have profound implications.
We’ve stripped all the nutrients out of bread, and it’s time to put them back in.
Innovations in space exploration are making galactic travel increasingly tangible.
Islam is fundamentally different than other religions when it comes to how it functions within law and politics.
It starts with getting rid of abstinence-only sex education.
Take a listen to the first recorded sound from space.
A massive shift in marital patterns is altering attitudes and demanding policy change.
They rewire the immune system, so that what used to make us sick now keeps us healthy.
Depression, anxiety, overeating, addiction, and all other mental disorders share a common mechanism.
How big and how dangerous is the Islamic State? We break it down by the numbers.
From a moral standpoint, it makes the world worse.