The U.S. military research agency DARPA is spending millions to develop artificial intelligence that can help make strategic battlefield decisions.
Tone deafness, a neurological disorder known as amusia, can make it hard to distinguish between musical pitches.
Half a million men in the United States undergo a vasectomy every year. But how does this procedure work?
Most young children can easily pick up languages and learn immense amounts of knowledge in their early years. How do they pull this off?
There are a few strategies for keeping nuclear weapons from accidentally detonating, including where and how the nuclear components are stored.
Burnout is an “occupational phenomenon” that can occur when a person experiences long-term stress at work.
REFERENCE Some people, from Barack Obama to Elon Musk, claim to sleep for very few hours each night.
REFERENCE The third Monday in January has been coined "Blue Monday" and is suggested to be the saddest day of the year.
Sea levels are expected to rise around the contiguous U.S. faster than previously thought, a new NASA study finds.
"Dunbar's number" implies that our relationship threshold is limited to 150 people. But is this true?
The vast Roman Empire split into the Eastern Roman Empire and Western Roman Empire in the fourth century A.D.
With climate change, habitat loss, overhunting and more, which animals are at risk of extinction by 2050?