Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) — When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.
Science & InnovationGory Details Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts? Many of the headlines so.
A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of
Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years. In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human the
A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly. What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day? Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily
When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain. That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering
An artist set out to find the answer—by tracking down and photographing every one of her social-media connections. Editor of the New York Times Book Review Pamela Paul’s recent column “How to Be Liked
They have mastered the art of poker, helped write a cookbook and can cope with a basic conversation. The decision by a Japanese bank to staff their frontdesk with a bevy of robots is just the latest in
(CNN) — Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience. A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications