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Do male and female brains process depression differently?

Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, carrying with it the heaviest burden of disability among mental and behavioral disorders. Depression affects twice as many women as men, regardless of racial and ethnic background or income....

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Even though they are inanimate objects, sand dunes can "communicate" with each other. A team from the University of Cambridge has found that as they move, sand dunes interact with and repel their downstream neighbors.

source: University of Cambridge via Phys.org

Picture a calm river. Now picture a torrent of white water. What is the difference between the two? To mathematicians and physicists it’s this: The smooth river flows in one direction, while the torrent flows in many different directions at once.

source: Quanta Magazine

Whether you are getting driving directions from your phone or tagging the location of an Instagram photo, the use of GPS (Global Positioning System) has become seamlessly integrated into our daily lives. But less ubiquitous is the knowledge...

source: Massive Science

Feeling lost in translation? In the sci-fi world crafted by Douglas Adams in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," you'd just slap a bright yellow Babel fish in your ear and simply be able to understand any mix of languages...

source: USA Today

Looking for the answers to ax² + bx + c = 0? A mathematician has rediscovered a technique that the ancient Babylonians used.

source: The New York Times

The quantum revolution never truly ended. Beneath the world of classical physics, at the smallest scales, tiny particles don’t follow the usual rules. Particles sometimes act like waves, and vice versa. Sometimes they seem to exist...

source: Smithsonian Magazine

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