Ninety years ago, she stayed in a hotel for 11 days under an assumed name, supposedly because she had suffered from a loss of memory. How plausible is her story?
Studies show that school vouchers lead to lower math and reading scores. So why has the Trump administration embraced them?
The winners of an annual contest capture the brain at its most beautiful
Deep oceans were thought to hold life's origins. New evidence points instead to an active volcanic landscape
Surgery that shortens intestines gets rid of the illness, and new evidence shows the gut—not simply insulin—may be responsible
A moving web of sensor-laden vehicles and smart intersections will transform how we get around town
Transforming costly wastes into valuable resources can make cities highly efficient
Urban areas can improve the planet as well as people's lives if we design them to be much more resourceful with energy, water, food and minerals
Although not all the studies agree, most climate scientists argue that, yes, Antarctica is losing mass in a warming world
A hidden population of black holes born less than one second after the big bang could solve the mystery of dark matter
Do humans dance just for fun, or did it help our ancestors survive thousands of years ago?
A new book argues that thought and knowledge are community efforts
A technical revolution provides insight into how the brain links memories, a process critical for understanding and organizing the world around us
Researchers try to decipher the hidden messages in babies’ wailing
New evidence hints that bariatric surgery changes the dialogue between bowel and brain
What law enforcement—and the public—needs to know
They ruled the icy outpost for hundreds of years before their colonies collapsed. New findings are elucidating their puzzling decline
Attachment science is helping couples master communication and connection—and getting through conflict
Space travel: How does the brain react to the isolation encountered in outer space?
Nonhuman species can seem to comprehend procreation, but even apes lack the cognitive traits to truly understand