Probes that can transmit electricity inside the skull raise questions about personal autonomy and responsibility.
Where does responsibility lie if a person acts under the influence of their brain implant? As neurotechnologies advance, a neuroethicist and a legal expert write that now's the time to hash it out.
Trolls spread Russian disinformation campaigns across Europe and the U.S.
The Europeans have something to teach the US about protecting citizens subject to Russian internet propaganda. Their effort isn't just a different form of propaganda. It's more like fact-checking.
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan during a promotional campaign in India in 2006.
Bleaching cream companies, with the help of Bollywood male stars are making huge profits.
Facebook already controls how its users’ data can be gathered and shared. It’s university ethics boards that need to join the digital age.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal wasn't a data breach – it was a violation of academic ethics. Maybe it's universities, not social networks, that need to update their privacy settings.
Terisolasi secara sosial terkait dengan naiknya tekanan darah tinggi dan depresi.
Isolasi sosial terkait dengan meningkatnya tekanan darah, penurunan kemampuan kognitif, dan bahkan meningkatnya kemungkinan kematian prematur.
What goes in doesn’t go out?
The famous cosmologist was closely identified with black holes due to his revolutionary theoretical work explaining some of their mysterious properties.
Farmed fish like these carp now make an important contribution to global food security.
Many critics say that fish farms mainly sell their output to wealthy countries and don't provide much benefit to poor people in producing countries. Three aquaculture experts show why this view is wrong.
Social isolation is linked to increased blood pressure and depression.
Social isolation is linked to higher blood pressure, lower cognitive abilities and even increased chances of premature death.
Can campus-based support programs boost to graduation rates for former foster youth?
A professor of social work who grew up in foster care shines light on programs meant to help former foster youth make it through college.
Lil’ Kim performs during the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles, Calif.
The longing for lighter skin remains a taboo topic in African-American communities.
Asalkan tidak terhalang oleh awan, pemandangan langit bakal spektakuler.
Gerhana bulan kali ini cukup istimewa dan langka karena ada beberapa fenomena alam terjadi sekaligus.
As long as clouds don’t get in the way, the view should be spectacular.
A bunch of uncommon things all happening at the same time mean this full moon will have some special attributes.
White nationalist demonstrators guard the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va.
AP Photo/Steve Helber, File
Despite all the media attention the far-right and so-called "alt-right" got in 2017, the numbers paint a different picture.
Holidays don’t always bring you closer
A scholar applies lessons from her research to negotiate with her spouse better and have an 'awesome holiday.' Here's how you can too – and make your family life happier overall.
Rather than conflict, seek togetherness.
Older relatives often object to younger people using their smartphones and tablets during family gatherings. But digital devices can connect distant relatives year-round.
Hanging church courtyard tile mural showing holy family traveling.
Daniel Mayer (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons
Family is not a clearly defined structure in the story: It isn’t biological or reflective of some 'norm.' It is instead a choice to stick together, come what may.
How can computers learn to teach themselves new skills?
For future machines to be as smart as we are, they'll need to be able to learn like we do.
For the first time, human beings harnessed the power of atomic fission.
By figuring out fission, physicists were able to split uranium atoms and release massive amounts of energy. This Manhattan Project work paved the way both for atomic bombs and nuclear power reactors.
A drawing from the original edition of Lydia Maria Child’s ‘Flowers for Children,’ which includes her famous Thanksgiving poem.
Library of Congress
In the 19th century, puddings were as popular and widespread as pasta dishes are today.
The holy family.
The Alabama state auditor defended Roy Moore, citing Mary and Joseph. A scholar goes back to early Christian texts texts to explain lesser-known beliefs about the relationship.