Those who are capable of reaching the heights of human creative expression are those with messy minds
Whether you want to conquer bad habits or build a healthier routine, you can learn how to pick and stick to any goal
British students made a wrist monitor that senses if you nod off and sends a signal to your DVR to record whatever you were watching. Future such devices could control additional household functions
For Halloween, I wrote about a very scary topic: higher homotopy groups. Homotopy is an idea in topology, the field of math concerned with properties of shapes that stay the same no matter how you squish or stretch them, as long as you don’t tear them or glue things together.
Have you ever smelled something so familiar that it felt like you were transported back through time into one of your earlier memories?
A tasty food science task from Science Buddies
Volcanic eruptions, killer quakes, giant waves, and how the ground shaped famous battles were among the most compelling stories of the year
New ways to see inside cells, art conservation, and the origin of life are some of the most interesting chemistry stories of the year
A deadly infection, a comet success, a climate-change breakthrough—these and other events highlight the year in science and technology as selected by the editors of Scientific American
A journalist on a monthlong visit to Sierra Leone provides a realistic view of people living their lives while their nation struggles to recover from a deadly outbreak