A Little Bit of Science Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing
You might not know as much about science as you think.
A New Way to Make Cells from Scratch
How scientists are engineering synthetic cells to be more life-like.
The Case Against Cooking with Gas
New evidence suggests electric stoves are better for people and the planet.
The Holiness in Reality
When science is a source of spirituality in people’s lives, they feel happy and engaged.
Trump’s Role in the Capitol Riot
A social psychologist on how Trump’s speech links to the Jan. 6 attack.
The Uncanny Sight of Waves Breaking on a Star
Something remarkable happens when this small sun zooms past its larger companion.
Scientists Watch Broken Metal Heal Itself
Time to rewrite our understanding of structural engineering.
Yes, There Is a Cure for Bullshit
The patron saint of calling BS, Harry Frankfurt, died watching his philosophy become more urgent than ever.
The 5 Most Common Delusions Worldwide
These bizarre beliefs are strikingly prevalent across a diversity of cultures. Why?
When Sowing Fear Is a Public Service
Nuclear winter is scary as hell. Spread the word.