A new study suggests moving to a 4-day working week could boost productivity and happiness.
Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for their work with light manipulation.
Social entrepreneurs combine the dedication and compassion to serve marginalized people with the best techniques from the private sector.
In less than 100 years, the world's megacities are set to be focused in Africa and India.
The Nuffield Council has announced that using gene editing to create designer babies is morally permissible.
Let’s assume you are healthy. Would you consider an implant or drugs to enhance your physical or mental performance? We are reaching a pivotal moment in medicine, when technology can help...
About 3,000 people in Sweden have inserted a rice grain-sized microchip under their skin so that they don't need to carry key cards, IDs, and even train tickets.
A new study may have cleared up the long-standing scientific debate of where memories are stored.
New research has found that telomerase could be the key to preserving life.
Specialists have come up with a set of guiding principles for machine learning based on UN human rights.
As technology evolves, genetic and artificial enhancements are moving closer to reality.
With advances in genetic engineering, neuroscience, pharmaceuticals and prosthetics, are we poised to enter a ‘post-human’ era?
The most “authentic” art forms have more often than not been born through interaction with other cultures.
The Y chromosome has degenerated rapidly, sparking debate in the scientific community about whether it will disappear completely.
A low-mass exoplanet has been discovered in the orbit of the red dwarf star Ross 128.