Brain-computer interfacing is a hot topic in the tech world, with Elon Musk's announcement of his new Neuralink startup. Here, researchers separate what's science from what's currently still fiction.
Conventional wisdom says we need industrial agriculture to feed the world. Not so, says geologist David Montgomery: Practices that focus on creating healthy soil can transform agriculture.
President Trump says environmental regulation kills jobs. To fight back, conservation advocates need to show that protecting the environment can produce jobs and local benefits.
Trump cuts bait, Ryan loses his nerve – and the Obamacare repeal goes down without a vote. What's next for Congress and the GOP?
The 2016 election made clear that the Electoral College does not weigh votes from all states equally. A new analysis suggests the power of your vote is closely linked to voter turnout in your state.
Two environmental policy experts offer a more politically palatable way to lower carbon emissions – based on consumption, not conventional regulation.
Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven't solved the problem.
Rising use of e-commerce is clogging city streets with delivery trucks, especially during holidays. To manage this traffic, cities need smart strategies for modernizing their urban freight systems.
The end of fossil fuels is approaching fast. But the question remains of what to do with those that remain, waiting to be sold.
Most Americans care about the environment, but they didn't vote that way this year. Two political scientists urge the movement to build better connections with blue-collar workers and immigrants.
The protesters have scored a big victory in the Dakota Access Pipeline conflict, but it's served only to illuminate the sharp divisions over energy policy in the US.
Long viewed simply as 'germs,' the hidden half of nature turns out to be crucial to the health of people and plants.
Exit polling shows that Hillary Clinton actually won the poor and working class vote. If “Make America Great Again” wasn’t fueled by an angry underclass, what powered it?
The trend toward marijuana legalization is growing, but the legality, or illegality, of cannabis at the federal level hasn't changed at all.
Masculine cultures foster a greater sense of belonging and ability to be successful in boys than they do in girls.
A study with pre-school children found that their motivation and interest improved when they believed they were part of a group.
A computer model suggests that while more cases of Zika can be expected in the continental U.S. outbreaks will probably be small and are not projected to spread.
Researchers have studied the part of the brain associated with disgust to reveal people's true attitudes.
Like George Washington, Colin Kaepernick is willing to sacrifice for America.
Researchers have found that some individuals have a 'language aptitude,' which depends on how their brain is organized.