05 November 2013, 12:45 AM ET
Despite critically endangered status, black rhino to be hunted by U.S. club.
04 November 2013, 06:01 PM ET
Do your blue jeans come with a climate-change patina?
04 November 2013, 05:15 PM ET
Will lobbyists derail the Congressional effort to name a Science Laureate?
04 November 2013, 05:05 PM ET
There is a little-known psychological phenomenon, called the uncanny valley, which explains it.
03 November 2013, 08:15 AM ET
The Kraken debate, an Earthlike alien world and sugar a drug? These are the most interesting stories we found in Science this week.
02 November 2013, 06:35 AM ET
Fleshy fish balls, a strange view of a butterfly's tongue and the anniversary of a Frankenstorm are just a few of the outstanding we found in Science this week.
01 November 2013, 08:24 PM ET
Nature yields hidden fruits – beautiful patterns and basic relations that make our world. These and the adventure of the human mind in discovering them seem to me a great unharvested source of wonder for art.
01 November 2013, 12:40 AM ET
Researcher Keenan Mack uses mathematical models to explore changes in human nature.
31 October 2013, 11:29 PM ET
More and more, millennials are turning from cars to public transit.
31 October 2013, 07:06 PM ET
In reflecting on Sandy, will lessons from the 1993 U.S. floods finally resonate?
31 October 2013, 02:14 PM ET
From links between individual neurons to fibers that span vast neural regions, the human brain is a marvel of neural wiring. A series of articles published today (Oct. 31) in the journal Science explores what scientists know about the brain based on how i
31 October 2013, 10:54 AM ET
In this cool video, professor Abigail Marsh explains how multiple pathways can trigger a response to fear.
29 October 2013, 08:13 PM ET
Is America ready for an informed debate on gun violence?
28 October 2013, 04:57 PM ET
Is there an element of surveillance which an individual may find acceptable – or even desirable?
28 October 2013, 02:18 PM ET
From the soulless Jewish monster created from soil to the cannibal ghouls of Native American cultures, here are several spooky ghost traditions from around the world.
28 October 2013, 01:01 PM ET
Anecdotal evidence has long supported the hypothesis that the fair sex is also the "do-a-bunch-of-things-at-the-same-time" sex. And now a study out of the U.K. helps to support the idea women are better at multitasking than men.
28 October 2013, 07:18 AM ET
In the suspension of a German bishop over his extreme spending, the Catholic Church is dealing with ambivalence over wealth that affects a number of religions, and humanity as a whole. Wealth even colors the tiniest of interpersonal interactions.
27 October 2013, 08:31 PM ET
Women are more likely than men to engage in indirect aggression such as rumor spreading and group exclusion. And it turns out that from an evolutionary perspective, such 'catty' behaviors work at eliminating sexual competition, a new paper argues.
27 October 2013, 05:35 AM ET
A mystery blob, scorpion-eating mice and trees of gold? Time for the most interesting stories we could find in Science!
26 October 2013, 08:37 AM ET
Your employees will thank us later.
26 October 2013, 08:36 AM ET
Do you have a toxic co-worker or boss in your office? Here's how to set boundaries and keep them from limiting your potential.
26 October 2013, 08:35 AM ET
Harvard MBA graduate Katrina Lake applied data analytics to fashion and created Stitch Fix, a mail subscription service that uses a combination of algorithms and personal stylists to send women clothes they'll love.
26 October 2013, 04:00 AM ET
Africa's lion kings, clouds spawned by wildfires and cool high-speed photographs are just a few of the amazing images we found this week.
24 October 2013, 04:54 PM ET
Paul Sikkel and reggae star Amlak Tafari discuss the recent controversy of naming a parasite after Bob Marley.
24 October 2013, 09:07 AM ET
As people slip into unconsciousness, the flow of information in their brains gets markedly less efficient, new research shows. The findings suggest there are probably not individual brain cells responsible for consciousness.
23 October 2013, 07:41 PM ET
Would you prefer a beer right now or a bottle of champagne next week? So begins an interesting new study published today in the journal PloS Biology.
23 October 2013, 07:18 PM ET
What is our relationship to robots and how do our attitudes toward them – whether that’s a pervading fear of the singularity or a fond affection – affect the sort of robots we create?
23 October 2013, 06:03 PM ET
People who report having supernatural experiences — such as being healed or hearing God's voice — are more likely to give money to religious organizations, and the more religious certainty people have, the more they are willing to give, a study says.
23 October 2013, 05:00 PM ET
Men slow down for those they love, according to new research that finds that men adjust their walking speed to match a romantic partner's. The study has implications for how groups evolved, as humans traveling together will have to match each other's pace
23 October 2013, 03:37 PM ET
The Roma have one of the most dramatic stories in human history, but few people really know their ancient tale of travel, persecution and survival. Here are five intriguing facts about the Romani.
22 October 2013, 07:02 PM ET
Despite rumors and anecdotal reports, most men have not been cuckolded at high rates. In a Belgian population, between 1 and 2 percent of children's presumed dads were not biologically related to them.
22 October 2013, 03:03 PM ET
Public opinion on pot legalization appears to have crossed a major threshold: For the first time, a Gallup poll found that a solid majority of American adults supports making marijuana legal.