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WATCH: Is There A Formula For Beauty?

WATCH: Is There A Formula For Beauty?

Cara Santa Maria  01.29.2012
What is beauty? This question has plagued philosophers and artists for millennia. And now, modern scientists think they're close to figuring...
WATCH: Zero-G Junkyard

WATCH: Zero-G Junkyard

Cara Santa Maria  01.22.2012
You may think it's a bad thing that huge chunks of metal periodically fall out of the sky, but have you ever thought about the ones that...
The Scientific Teachings Of Dr. Martin Luther King

The Scientific Teachings Of Dr. Martin Luther King

Cara Santa Maria  01.16.2012
In Dr. King's honor, today, let us celebrate brotherhood, sisterhood -- humanhood -- and the scientific spirit that allows us to learn...
WATCH: Mission To Mars: Would You Sign Up For A One-Way Ticket?

WATCH: Mission To Mars: Would You Sign Up For A One-Way Ticket?

Cara Santa Maria  01.10.2012
We live on a fragile planet at a fragile time. We cannot discount the possibility of colonizing new worlds. And where better to go than...
WATCH: Prejudice In The Brain: Can You Break Your Biased Habits?

WATCH: Prejudice In The Brain: Can You Break Your Biased Habits?

Cara Santa Maria  01.10.2012
How do we choose who to call a friend? An enemy?
WATCH: Chimp Research: The Beginning Of The End?

WATCH: Chimp Research: The Beginning Of The End?

Cara Santa Maria  01. 9.2012
Other than the West African nation of Gabon, we are the only country in the entire world that still experiments on chimps.
WATCH: NASA Astronauts Answer YOUR Questions From SPACE

WATCH: NASA Astronauts Answer YOUR Questions From SPACE

Cara Santa Maria  01. 6.2012
Today I asked questions submitted by you to two astronauts whose answers were by turns insightful, hilarious, and awe-inspiring.
WATCH: In Vitro Meat

WATCH: In Vitro Meat

Cara Santa Maria  01. 5.2012
Would you eat a hamburger grown in a petri dish? How would you feel if your breakfast sausage came from the lab? Well, scientists are getting...
What Would You Ask An Astronaut In Space?

What Would You Ask An Astronaut In Space?

Cara Santa Maria  01. 5.2012
On Friday morning, I have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, thanks to our Innovations Editor here at The Huffington Post, Jake Bialer....
WATCH: This Is Your Brain On ADHD

WATCH: This Is Your Brain On ADHD

Cara Santa Maria  12.30.2011
Are more kids showing symptoms of ADHD? Or have they always had the disorder, but now more and more kids are being appropriately diagnosed?...
Autism: A Year In Review

Autism: A Year In Review

Cara Santa Maria  12.28.2011
A recent, welcome trend in scientific literature is one that celebrates the unique perspective, focus, and creativity seen in the autistic...
WATCH: The Split Mind: Schizophrenia Revealed

WATCH: The Split Mind: Schizophrenia Revealed

Cara Santa Maria  12.23.2011
What do you think of when you hear the word schizophrenia? There are a lot of popular psychology myths surrounding the disorder.
The Real Definition Of Insanity

The Real Definition Of Insanity

Cara Santa Maria  12.20.2011
"The definition of insanity is repeating the same mistakes over and over again and expecting different results," utters the know-it-all...
WATCH: Depression: My Story

WATCH: Depression: My Story

Cara Santa Maria  12.16.2011
Depressed people don't choose to be sick. They want to be well. Believe me, I know, because I know I'm sick -- but I also know that I am...