science

Now We Know Why Sperm Sometimes Just Literally Swims in Circles

Your freaking DNA never taught it how to swim straight

The Hidden Truth and Enduring Appeal of Magic

A professor’s mammoth history of wizardry argues that it has a role to play alongside science and religion

Why the American Brand of Anti-Science Is So Unique

The U.S. isn’t alone in harboring anti-vaxxers and flat-earthers. But two specific things about America set us apart from the rest — and make our distinct hatred of science stand out

TikTok Star Isodope Is the World’s First Nuclear Energy Influencer

Al Gore wants what Isodope has. The world needs a fresh look at global warming — and this Brazilian model is delivering