Environment A surge in deforestation under Brazil's new president could 'tip' the Amazon, affecting weather and water supplies—in Brazil and beyond. 7 Minute Read The president-elect of Brazil has big
Sure, everyone wants to be happy. But what kind of happiness do people want? Is it happiness experienced moment-to-moment? Or is it being able to look back and remember a time as happy? Nobel Prize winner
A newly-discovered life form is so strange it doesn't fit anywhere else on the tree of life. Researchers in Nova Scotia have found a unique species that appears to be from a completely new kingdom of separate
Archaeologists in the ancient city of Pompeii have uncovered a remarkable fresco depicting a sensual scene involving the Roman god Jupiter and Leda, a legendary queen of Sparta from Greek mythology. The
Want a Better Memory? Science Says This Simple Trick Helps People Remember Significantly More (As for Why? There's a Mystery)
Experiments showed significantly better memory. But they 'why' is a giant mystery. When you're trying to remember something, they say it helps sometimes to think of the story backward. And when you lose
"I just felt shattered. I had a job, a wife, and two beautiful children, and yet I felt that I would never experience joy again.” Last November, on the Monday before Thanksgiving, David* was sitting in
A stunning paper on Puerto Rican insects is just one story in a age of mass extinction. In Puerto Rico’s rainforest, scientists have observed an astounding loss of life at the very base of the food web.