The Big Sleep: The Potential Benefits of Hibernation in Humans
The extreme survival tricks of hibernators could help us overcome life-threatening injuries.
New Research on Facebook, Fellowship, and Suicide Clusters
Fresh research on Facebook, fellowship, and “suicide clusters.”
A Near-Death Experience: Collecting Patient Stories
Scientists are collecting stories of the near-death experiences of coma patients.
Great Time for the Life Sciences, Terrible Time for Life Scientists
Despite numerous recent breakthroughs and discoveries, the extreme competition and lab-research feedback loop don't bode well for the future of the field.
Intuitions of Our Immortality: Visions of Life Before Conception
New research suggests children have a strong sense they existed before they were conceived.
Our Search for Martian Life Is a Search for Our Place in the Universe
We know what life looks like on Earth, but will we know it when we see it somewhere else?