Human Nature Archive
09 January 2015, 01:02 PM ET
Sometimes, an origami animal is difficult to distinguish from the real thing.
09 January 2015, 07:18 AM ET
From how people deal with their deepest, darkest thoughts to the experience of living in a world without fear, a new podcast explores the hidden forces that shape human behavior.
07 January 2015, 12:58 AM ET
The art of origami has been going through a renaissance over the past 30 years, with new designs being created at ever-increasing levels of complexity.
07 January 2015, 12:44 AM ET
If e-signatures are to be loved, they really need to get over their trust issues.
06 January 2015, 01:10 PM ET
Poetry may be more than a distraction for those suffering from terminal illnesses and pain.
04 January 2015, 01:26 AM ET
What the Large Hadron Collider will do in 2015, where green technology will go in 2015 and the expanding endangered species list are just a few of the cool science articles we brought you this week.
03 January 2015, 06:43 AM ET
Stunning images of our world — past and present — captured our attention, and we present them for your pleasure.
31 December 2014, 09:08 AM ET
It's that time of year — as 2014 draws to a close, people around the country are making lists of their New Year's resolutions. Many of the lists include things like "quit smoking" and "exercise more," but other lists have more ambitious goals.
28 December 2014, 12:30 AM ET
We searched high and low and found these amazing stories — from meltwaters in Greenland to the connection between fish fins and human hands.
27 December 2014, 05:44 PM ET
Hacks like the Sony hack open companies to a nightmare of liabilities.
27 December 2014, 12:42 PM ET
A beautiful glass bracelet, navy helicopter drones and the best sic-fi movies of 2014 are just a few of our picks for the best pictures in Science this week.
27 December 2014, 09:23 AM ET
Here is our annual listing of some of the more egregious retractions and questionable scientific papers of 2014.
24 December 2014, 12:23 PM ET
This year was a mixed one for the U.S. food supply.
24 December 2014, 12:42 AM ET
The IATA received more than 8,000 complaints of unruly passengers in 2013. Is it any wonder air rage is on the upswing?
23 December 2014, 11:07 PM ET
This Christmas, why no one is eating Canada goose.
23 December 2014, 07:42 AM ET
The relatively lightly built skeletons of modern humans developed late in evolutionary history, and may have been the result of a shift away from a nomadic lifestyle to a more settled one, according to a new study.
21 December 2014, 04:21 PM ET
The shift towards late motherhood – commonly defined as motherhood after 35 – is often presented as a story of progress and technological liberation from the biological clock.
21 December 2014, 01:27 AM ET
A million mummies in one cemetery and the chemistry of Christmas cookies, just a few of the cool stories we've found in Science this week.
20 December 2014, 12:01 PM ET
Ice melt in Greenland, disappearing reindeer and boulder-moving storms are just a few of the cool images this week.
20 December 2014, 02:29 AM ET
As the country reels from the Sydney siege and its unhappy end, many will be wondering what can be done for the hostages stuck for hours with the gunman in the Lindt café.
20 December 2014, 01:16 AM ET
The common thread in this public expression of grief is the untimely, unexpected deaths of people who are often in the prime of their lives; both the famous and the unknown.
19 December 2014, 12:40 AM ET
Molly is one of the most popular party drugs in the US. But what a lot of people may not know is that molly is actually a form of ecstasy (MDMA), and this misunderstanding can put young people at risk.
18 December 2014, 11:38 PM ET
Women are leading a new push to break down the obstacles they face in the science community.
18 December 2014, 11:05 AM ET
Four groups stood out as the worst for science in 2014.
18 December 2014, 03:27 AM ET
Childhood shyness raises the risk of anxiety disorders later on, but only for kids who lack a secure attachment to their caregivers, a new study finds. Here's a look at how to foster a secure attachment.
18 December 2014, 02:14 AM ET
There are many complex reasons why people decide not to accept the science of climate change. The doubters range from the conspiracy theorist to the skeptical scientist, or from the paid lobbyist to the raving lunatic.
17 December 2014, 11:01 AM ET
Art, literature and film can also remind us that ethics is subtle, ambiguous and uncertain.
17 December 2014, 10:16 AM ET
If you want to get people to save energy, show them their neighbors are saving even more.
16 December 2014, 06:54 PM ET
Children's cartoons, often seen as innocent films about royalty and furry animals, are "rife with on-screen death and murder," a new study finds.
16 December 2014, 09:23 AM ET
A futuristic virtual-reality exercise could bring new meaning to the saying "don't judge a man until you've walked a mile in his shoes."
16 December 2014, 12:56 AM ET
The United Nations Lima climate talks finally delivered an agreement on Sunday that should see all countries pledge to cut their emissions after 2020, but the deal still leaves uncertainty.
14 December 2014, 04:10 PM ET
Quantum teleportation successes, the weight of plastics in the ocean and a weight control substance are a few of our cool stories in Science this week.