President Emmanuel Macron announced he would overhaul French media legislation this year to fight the spread of “fake news” on social media.
Sport lends itself to economics and game theory because players, coaches and agents act similar to the hypothetical rational decision-makers in economic models.
The "Sesame Street" television show and a leading charity received a $100 million grant on Wednesday to use the Muppets to reach millions of war-affected children in the Middle East.
Research shows how early obsessions can help children learn
Professor Calestous Juma has passed away, leaving a legacy of commitment to innovation in Africa.
How young people can spot and be protected from fake news.
Google's AlphaZero, developed “superhuman performance” in chess, taking just four hours to learn the rules before obliterating the world champion chess program, Stockfish.
Some of the similarities among human languages may have roots in the brain’s preference for efficient information processing, a new study suggests.
Climate change, plastic waste, overfishing and even noise are wreaking havoc on marine life.
It is apparent that fairy tales are still needed today, even for grown-ups.
Too smart to lead. Very high IQs correlate with less effective leadership.
Most Americans agree that the media and echo chambers are to blame for the spread of fake news.
The World Economic Forum's mapping tool is a new way of seeing the hidden connections between global issues.
A number of studies have found an association between humour and intelligence.
This summer saw a major success for a female-fronted, female-directed blockbuster film. It's the latest in a line of other groundbreaking works.