The two philosophies of ancient times - Stoicism and Epicurean - have been reduced to competing attitudes about comfort and pleasure, but both have a say when it comes to the pursuit of h...
People suffering from tetraplegia now have hope of regaining function in their limbs, after successful research into nerve transfers.
More and more genetic hacks exist to increase our cognitive abilities. But could eliminating all mental illnesses rob us of vital neurodiversity?
A sense of purpose could have health benefits, a new study shows.
The genetics revolution is already here and will affect us all; but too little is being done to ensure its benefits are optimized, argues Jamie Metzl of the Atlantic Council
We may be a tribal species but this Oxford University anthropology researcher proved that we are more similar that we think.
Perhaps the biggest challenge of all today is our individual insularity. But by looking inwards, we are missing out on the life-enriching opportunities that caring for other people has to...
Development bottlenecks and application risks must be addressed before AI's true global potential to transform lives can be realised.
A naturally occurring 'glitch' in certain crops has been suppressing growth and yield, but scientists believe they have found a way to bypass it.
The billions of microbes that live within our body can be beneficial to our physical and mental health.
Some of humanity’s greatest innovations – from vaccines to brain surgery – were pioneered by Africans.
Sci-fi has always had a reputation for predicting and inspiring technology and inventions.
Our individual life experiences may be passed down to later generations, according to the study of Epigenetics.
The fine line between what science could do and what it should do is thinner than ever. Here's what Hollywood can teach us.
The U.S. has produced waves of invention that changed the world over almost 200 years. So what's the next big idea?