Christmas and New Year's are days of celebration in many parts of the world when people gather with family and friends. One thing many typically don't celebrate on those days is a birthday.
If you have a little paleontologist, a star-gazer or a budding chemist, one of these science-inspired toys may be right for your child. Here's a look at some of the best STEM deals for kids.
The promise of learning to read significantly faster is intriguing. But true speed reading isn't supported by the science.
In our culture, there's this idea that enduring a tragedy can be good for your personal growth. Here's what the science says.
Explaining how something as complex as consciousness can emerge from a grey, jelly-like lump of tissue in the head is arguably the greatest scientific challenge of our time.
Up to 90% of people are right-handed. Scientists are still trying to figure out why lefties have always been in the minority.
Ever been in an empty house and felt like someone's watching you? For some, that sensation, that fear of ghosts, is never-ending.
The arsenal of human screams has been honed over millions of years of evolution. Here's why we love blood-curdling screams.
Using genetic data from 1,200 modern indigenous Africans, researchers believe they’ve pinpointed the location of the first permanent human settlement, which thrived 200,000 years ago.
More and more towns and cities across the country are electing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day as an alternative to — or in addition to — Columbus Day.
Here's a look at all Nobel Peace Prize recipients, including Barack Obama, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr.
The winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature, including Toni Morrison, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and John Steinbeck.
A list of the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, including Marie Curie, Roger Kornberg and Otto Hahn.