New research shows oxytocin isn't the anti-anxiety drug we thought it was. Oxytocin, the feel-good bonding hormone released by physical contact with another person, orgasm and childbirth (potentially monogamy),
US anti-Islam activists Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer. EPA/FREDRIK PERSSON, SWEDEN Controversial American bloggers Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer were denied entry into the United Kingdom where they
• Author: James S. A. Corey The first book in the landmark Expanse series, now a major television series. Leviathan Wakes is James S. A. Corey's first novel in the epic, New York Times bestselling series
• Author: Orson Scott Card Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different, and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners
• Author: Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston A hundred years before Ender's Game, humans thought they were alone in the galaxy. Humanity was slowly making their way out from Earth to the planets and asteroids
• Author: Orson Scott Card After twenty-three years, Orson Scott Card returns to his acclaimed best-selling series with the first true, direct sequel to the classic Ender's Game. In Ender’s Game, the most
• Author: J. R. R. Tolkien This deluxe edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prelude to his Lord of the Rings trilogy contains a short introduction by Christopher Tolkien, a reset text incorporating the
The DARPA-funded Gazebo simulation software could make robotics accessible to everyone. The DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), the most ambitious robot competition in history, cleared a key milestone yesterday.
It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size. Space artist Ron Miller has created a series
In the first case, Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act — the portion of the 1996 law that defined "marriage" and "spouse" as referring only to opposite-sex married couples — was struck down by the
Think you need to be in your 20s to launch a hot startup? Not on Capitol Hill. In Washington, it actually pays to be in your 60s when you’re starting a new business — at least on K Street. Take Sens. Breaux,
When it comes to technology and innovation, Ethiopia appears a long way away from the rest of Africa's rising "silicon savannahs." Special Report: The Technology of Business Taking on the 'patent trolls'