A rare piece of positive news for the southernmost continent. The bedrock below the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is rising more rapidly than expected, according to an international team of researchers.
Researchers were able to turn down behavioral problems in mice. Add this to the list of possible applications for the seemingly-magical gene editing technology CRISPR: helping people with neurological
Our Solar System is an orderly place, with the four inner planets, the asteroid belt, and the gas giant worlds all orbiting in the same plane around the Sun. Even as you go farther out, the Kuiper belt
CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a major step toward creating artificial life, U.S. researchers have developed a living organism that incorporates both natural and artificial DNA and is capable of creating entirely
When kids visit the computer lab after school, they're usually there to finish homework and pass the time productively, so you want them to access the best tools possible. These math, reading, news, and
“Don’t go. I swore I would never go back there,” came the voice of my friend Jay Smith on a trans-Atlantic Skype call. “I’ve been in over sixty countries. I’ve been all over Africa. I lived there, and
A scuba-diving philosopher explores invertebrate intelligence and consciousness. Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith FSG My love affair with
Neither technophobia or technophilia is the right solution for our students. The real issue is the process of learning. My husband Ken likes to tell a story about his middle-school trigonometry class the
Elon Musk has one of the most incredible minds around. How did he get so smart? Of course, he was probably born gifted, and according to those who know him, he definitely reads a ton, but Musk's brilliance
NOXEN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A quick glance around the picnic tables was enough to tell who had the genetic mutation and who didn’t. A few of the relatives gathered here before the start of their 75th family
In the remote plains of northern Kazakhstan, colossal and ancient earthworks may have been used to track the rising and setting of the sun. In the Turgai region of northern Kazakhstan, archeologists have
My brain tumor introduced itself to me on a grainy MRI, in the summer of 2009, when I was 28 years old. It had been with me from the day I was born. Tumors like mine develop in utero. They are usually
Because it's been a while. I have all but ousted the word "sin" from my Christian lexicon, referring instead to the more palatable-sounding, "brokenness," or the human "problem". As a bilingual, cross
Is the Coming ‘Blood Moon’ a Biblical Sign From God That Something Earth-Shattering Is About to Happen to Israel?
This Sunday night will mark the fourth and final “blood moon” in a series of four total lunar eclipses over the past two years that some Bible experts view as prophetic signs from God. The theological