Some scientists think designing new proteins could become as significant as tweaking DNA.
It's possible that despite capturing Facebook data on 50 million people, Cambridge Analytica didn't actually accomplish anything noteworthy in the realm of politics.
Forces beyond our control affect how much energy we burn each day.
In the nuclear age, security depends less on technology and more on psychology.
Even the hardiest astronaut can't compete with robot labor, but there's a silver lining.
We've found thousands of distant planets, but not a cure for the common cold. What gives?
"Heart-healthy" foods could be bad for the brain, new research suggests. What's a careful eater to do?
Benjamin Franklin's classic test of "mesmerism" was an early win for experimental psychology.
Birds barter shrewdly, brainless jellyfish sleep and researchers raise their statistical standards.
There's a common thread to the dubious claims and irreproducible results that have plagued some fields of science — illusory patterns in the randomness of our world.