There is more than one religious view on abortion – here’s what Jewish texts...

Alabama’s governor signed a bill this week that criminalizes nearly all abortions, threatening providers with a felony conviction and up...

Why parents should think twice about tracking apps for their kids

The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to...

Why the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan shouldn’t be released

Dead on arrival.That’s what almost every expert predicts will be the fate of the Trump administration’s long-awaited peace plan to...

Robotic health care is coming to a hospital near you

Medical robots are helping doctors and other professionals save time, lower costs and shorten patient recovery times, but patients may...

How cryptocurrency scams work

Millions of cryptocurrency investors have been scammed out of massive sums of real money. In 2018, losses from cryptocurrency-related crimes...

How Uber and other digital platforms could trick us using behavioral science – unless...

Uber’s business model is incredibly simple: It’s a platform that facilitates exchanges between people. And Uber’s been incredibly successful at...

Female astronauts: How performance products like space suits and bras are designed to pave...

On my first day of spring break, I woke up to way more emails than necessary and a flurry of...

Robots guarded Buddha’s relics in a legend of ancient India

As early as Homer, more than 2,500 years ago, Greek mythology explored the idea of automatons and self-moving devices. By...

Science images can capture attention and pique curiosity in a way words alone can’t

Were you recently gobsmacked when you saw the very first image of a black hole? I know I was.This first...

What Ramadan means to Muslims: 4 essential reads

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world will not eat or drink from dawn to sunset. Muslims believe...

Our smartphone addiction is killing us – can apps that limit screen time offer...

We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and...

‘You’re unallocated!’ and other BS companies use to obscure reality

Corporate America has invented many ways to avoid letting the public know it’s laying people off – or telling employees...

Who’s avoiding sex, and why

Sex has a strong influence on many aspects of well-being: it is one of our most basic physiological needs. Sex...

What causes greed and how can we deal with it?

Recent news stories have highlighted unethical and even lawless actions taken by people and corporations that were motivated primarily by...

What Leonardo’s depiction of Virgin Mary and Jesus tells us about his religious beliefs

On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, Italian academic Francesco Caglioti’s recent claim that a sculpture held at...