Science

Psychologists' studies show that a shared family experience isn’t what makes you similar, it’s what drives you to become unique.

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Anti-naturalism seems to be replacing postmodernism as the latest way to bash science in academia.

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Has anyone thought through what it means when kids scream at robots?

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A conversation with the authors of The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny reveals how to joke about terrorists without getting in trouble. 

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Bill Nye, the Climate Guy

A kids' TV star is liberals' most effective spokesman against right-wing science skeptics

D.C. Democrats are often pretty bad at debating right-wing science skeptics. Be grateful that a kids' TV star has stepped into the void. 

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The decline of Soviet Union–era glory, of energy dominance, and of land itself—these are all losses that, according to prospect theory, could explain Putin's actions of late. 

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They just want it to be true! Which, if you ask a scientist, is not evidence that it is true. 

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Science had assumed music was so universal that it must be hard-wired into us. Maybe not.

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It took a missing airplane—one of man's greatest technological innovations—to remind us that there's still some mystery left to humanity.

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