In Washington, D.C., commuters have taken thousands of cars off highways via a homegrown rideshare system known as "slugging." Can the government create more slugs — without stepping on any?
Emerging research shows that bacteria have powers to engineer the environment, to communicate and to affect human well-being. They may even think.
An evolutionary psychologist proposes a new framework for understanding the root causes of our political beliefs.
It's not insufficient schooling or a shortage of scientists. It's a lack of job opportunities. Americans need the reasonable hope that spending their youth preparing to do science will provide a satisfactory career.
David Cope's software creates beautiful, original music. Why are people so angry about that?
In which phosphorus, a substance present in every living cell, is being used up and flushed away.
Two academics studying psychology conclude that when self-control has been weakened by depletion of its resources, selfish and dishonest behavior may readily ensue.