The US defense community is coming to understand that AI will significantly transform, if not completely reinvent, the world's military power balance.
Halloween is yet another holiday that has become a mere ritual of America's very conspicuous consumption.
The 1918-1919 flu claimed millions of lives worldwide. Could it also have given birth to the viral zombie?
The human scream – a response we share with our primate relatives – is more nuanced than you might think.
Sleep apnea affects nearly 20 million people in the US, and not all of them can be helped by CPAP machines. A surgeon explains a device he and others have been studying that shows promising results.
With Halloween only days away, many people are putting the final touches on their costumes. Some include costume contact lenses. A doctor explains why that's scary.
What can we do as individuals to help save the planet? Acting locally is satisfying because we can see the results, but a geographer argues that large-scale solutions often make the most difference.
Salaries are not the only factor making it hard to keep talented people on board.
The restaurant industry as a whole hasn't been a huge supporter of the fight to increase minimum wage – but it should be.
Was the ban a Muslim ban -- or was that just an anti-Trump narrative? A political scientist combs through the data for answers.
Electric cars gets lots of attention, but in the developing world, electric two-wheelers have the potential to spread quickly – if batteries continue to improve on performance and cost.
It may sound like a solemn affair, but the Day of the Dead – which blends indigenous and Catholic ritual – is a convivial celebration that allows Mexicans to reconnect with deceased loved ones.
Argentina has voted for change. Alberto Fernández, a 60-year-old lawyer, defeated President Mauricio Macri with a campaign emphasizing economic recovery, social inclusion and national unity.
The famous director is receiving an honorary Oscar, and the timing couldn't be more appropriate.
To save what’s left of nature on this increasingly human planet, conservation needs to become a top priority around the world, from the wildest of wildlands to the densest of cities.
How many genes do you really need? Are there any that we can lose? Researchers are now identifying species that have streamlined their genome to adapt to a particular lifestyle.
Adam Neumann both controlled and managed the co-working company he founded in 2011. A finance scholar explains why that can be a serious problem in venture capital-backed startups.
A law professor explains political disclosure laws, how donors get around them – and what to do about it.
On top of the rising number of violent acts and vandalism incidents, American Jews are dealing with microagressions and prejudice that take a toll on their lives.
The first internet communication was underwhelming, thanks to a computer crash. But a lot has happened since then – including key decisions that helped build the internet of today.
Take a look at the first high-resolution map of the US food supply chain.
Which candies count as candy in the eyes of the tax law? The answer often depends on one ingredient.
Multiple American presidents have viewed US support of Ukraine's security and democracy as critical to the national interest. President Trump's dealings with Ukraine are a major divergence.
In the early 20th century, women's food started being described as 'dainty,' meaning fanciful but not filling.
Many Americans fear that AI will take their jobs. And it might – but it's more complicated than that.