Google claims quantum supremacy – IBM says not so fast. One researcher explains why he doesn't see quantum computers outpacing classical computers any time soon ... and maybe not ever.
More places around the world are experiencing days with record high temperatures. These prolonged hot spells may have unanticipated impacts on pregnant women, triggering early deliveries.
Many argue the key to helping low-income Americans eat healthier is eliminating food deserts. A new study suggests this doesn't help.
Dogs' lives have monetary value, and several researchers recently measured it. Their method shows how research and funding decisions can be made. Just don't tell Bowser he's worth only $10,000.
If you're craving that freshly-cut tree smell, shop early and don't be too choosy.
A Christian movement led by independent religious entrepreneurs, often referred to as 'apostles,' is changing the religious landscape of the US.
People think they're good at detecting disinformation, but most people actually aren't. A group of researchers searches for the best way to help users steer clear of online deception campaigns.
The Trump administration is demanding that Japan and South Korea pay more for hosting U.S. troops.
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
Attitudes toward single women have repeatedly shifted – and part of that attitude shift is reflected in the names given to unwed women.
The story of the album, which was released 40 years ago, is a classic tale of how bands struggle with unchecked egos and competing visions.
Babies born with the HIV virus in their blood are at a turning point in the infection. With immediate treatment these children can develop much stronger immune systems to fight the virus.
Figuring out how much to spend on gifts can be stressful.
Teachers grappling with how to teach current events at divisive times should emphasize history, study original sources and address polarization.
Would you buy a pair of shoes without knowing the price? Consumers have bought medical care from hospitals for years without knowing the costs, but new regulations will change that.
Vaping continues to be in the news, with the CDC recently linking vitamin E acetate to the deaths and illnesses caused by vaping. But just what is vaping? And is it different from e-cigarettes?
President Donald Trump and his supporters exhibit the methods of science deniers. Like anti-evolutionists and flat-earthers, they reject what they don't want to believe and accept what they favor.
Members of the research team that wrote the software that unmasked thousands of Twitter bots explain the next phase of their work: getting the public involved in the fight against disinformation.
Should all-white juries be permitted in death penalty cases involving black defendants?
Does it seem like your friends have better lives than you do? Mathematics, in the form of the "majority illusion," can help explain why.
We have more neurons in our cortices than any other species, courtesy of an early technology – and along with them came our long, slow lives, with plenty of chances to gather around the dinner table.
Thanksgiving is a life-enriching practice worth cultivating all year long.
It doesn't have to be a week of tiresome turkey sandwiches. A food historian explains how the French came to see leftovers as an outlet for creativity and experimentation.
Hoffa's ghost continues to haunt the labor movement.
Twenty years after a landmark report on preventable deaths and injuries in hospitals, is the medical profession doing better?