Derided as ‘toys for the rich,’ the specimens being bought and sold raise broader questions about the relationship between science and capitalism.
While people have wondered about déjà vu for a long time, only recently have scientists started experimentally investigating what might trigger it.
Many religions value forgiveness, but the details of their teachings differ. A psychologist of religion explains how Christian and Jewish attitudes compare.
Many Americans know a simple version of Holocaust history, in which their country played the savior. The reality isn’t so comfortable, a historian writes.
Just in time for this year’s Nobel Prize announcements, here’s how the symbolism of a plant associated with the god Apollo lives on in modern-day laureates.
Native Hawaiians see Mauna Kea mountain as sacred. Scientists use its summit for research. A new policy called co-management may help resolve this land conflict and similar ones across the US.
The US Supreme Court opens its 2022-2023 term with a case that could greatly reduce federal protection for wetlands. Here is what makes these ecosystems valuable.
What is real estate actually worth? It depends a lot on who you ask and what method they use to work it out.
In opinion polls over the past two decades, she’s routinely selected as one of the most popular Russians – often appearing second only to Vladimir Putin.
Appalachia has one of the highest rates of oral health problems per person in the US.
Coastal hospitals are still at high risk, nearly two decades after Hurricane Katrina’s flood disaster at Memorial Medical Center shocked the world.
Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is used to win a place in government, not to overthrow it. And it keeps working.
These crackdowns are occurring around the world in countries that are becoming less free because of what’s known as ‘democratic backsliding.’
Two education researchers say one of the most widely used terms in school reform debates should be retired because of its potential to do more harm than good.
Perhaps surprisingly, it’s possible to get swimmer’s ear without a dip in the pool, lake or ocean. Two doctors explain what this painful infection is and how to get rid of it.
A study of real-world disasters shows home solar and storage could keep the lights on and the air conditioner running during many outages, but not all.