By Lindsay Garbutt Kazim Ali I read some books because I am teaching them, others because I might be reviewing them, others are only for my pleasure. At the moment I am re-reading Naomi Shihab Nye's newest
The detection of gravitational waves will open up a new spectrum of the universe – finally demonstrating a theory presented a century ago History may judge 2015 as the year when mankind opened up a completely
This one has been gathering dust for a decade In the wake of another mass murder in the United States, which left 14 people dead at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, plenty of smart people
A new study raises concerns for those who indulge in potent forms of marijuana. Researchers out of King’s College London and Rome's Sapienza University studied brain scans of 56 patients who had reported
NPR's Scott Simon and Bloomberg View's Kavitha Davidson discuss the late Frank Gifford, concussions and the debate over locker room interviews. Transcript SCOTT SIMON, HOST: And now it's time for sports.
(CNN) — It has been exactly 100 years since Albert Einstein presented his theory of general relativity to an audience of scientists on November 25, 1915. While virtually everyone has heard of Einstein
Mysterious substance may form hairs that are hundreds of thousands of miles long Regular matter--the stuff that makes up everything humans have ever seen or felt--makes up just 5 percent of the universe.
English bursts with consonants. We have words that string one after another, like angst, diphthong and catchphrase. But other languages keep more vowels and open sounds. And that variability might be they
Here's a discovery that could make secular parents say hallelujah: Children who grow up in nonreligious homes are more generous and altruistic than children from observant families. A series of experiments
From 9to5Toys.com: Amazon has launched a new service for Android users that will deliver “over $10,000 in paid apps, games and in-app items” for free. Amazon Underground is replacing the popular Free of