“Sex” and “gender” have long been used interchangeably, but the difference is crucial in science and society
More than 12 million people worldwide have tested their DNA using consumer tests, but the growing trend belies the products' scientific inaccuracies
“We’re going into a field that isn’t very queer, and we’re going to make it more queer,” says a science and technologies studies major at New York University
Social scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy says we need smarter ways to engage people in civic life
Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means
The motivation for audiences to participate in presidential debates is more than just party fever
Searching for truth in digital photojournalism
After you screw up, your brain slows down — and researchers are getting closer to understanding why
Mary Roach’s latest book looks at the science of humans at war
Following the trajectory of women in the scientific narrative
Bill Nye (The Science Guy’s) take on climate change and the future of our planet
Is it really possible to close a chapter and move on?
Despite the health benefits of exercise, college athletes still struggle with depression.
How to know when to hold an idea and when to fold it
Nathalia Holt tells the story of female “computers”