If Isaac Asimov Were Alive, Humans Would Be His Favorite TV Show

What does it really mean to be alive? It’s a question asked by about a million scifi stories. The new TV series Humans is only the latest, but it does so with such indebtedness to the works of Isaac Asimov I’m kind of surprised everyone in the cast isn’t sporting the author’s trademark muttonchops. » 6/29/15 12:45pm Yesterday 12:45pm

In AMC's New Android Show Humans, People Are the Real Monsters

Humans has already premiered in the UK, but American viewers will finally get to see this android show on June 28 on AMC. We talked to writer-producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley and with stars Katherine Parkinson and Tom Goodman-Hill, and they told us human beings are this show’s real monsters. » 6/25/15 4:00pm Thursday 4:00pm

This Week's TV: When Every Home Has An Android Servant, Things Get Weird

Summer TV is in full swing, and we’ve got a couple of new shows premiering this week. There’s the vigilante hacker thriller Mr. Robot and Humans, a series that explores the line between humans and their synthetic servants. Plus, Under the Dome and Falling Skies are both back for new seasons. Details ahead. » 6/22/15 12:00pm 6/22/15 12:00pm

Could Michael Fassbender Stay On As Magneto After X-Men Apocalypse?

Marvel narrows down its new Spider-Man cast list, and the next Planet of the Apes has a title. Get another great look at Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool outfit. There’s still a chance the next season of Person of Interest may not be its last. Plus, Arrow teases a new villain, and clips from Tomorrowland. To me, my Spoilers! » 5/15/15 6:00am 5/15/15 6:00am

Everything We Know About Ant-Man's Yellowjacket and His Surprising Ally

New info about who will play the young Jean Grey, Scott Summers, and Ororo Munroe in X-Men: Apocalypse. Details about the struggle that LEGO Batman will face in his solo movie. Dexter's Michael C. Hall is coming to Pete's Dragon!. And guess who will don the Arrow regalia next? Spoilers now! » 1/12/15 6:00am 1/12/15 6:00am

The Ultimate Guide To 2015's Science Fiction And Fantasy TV

This is going to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy television, including some major A-list creators (Jonathan Nolan, Chris Miller and Phil Lord!) coming to the small screen to make beautiful love your eyes and faces. This is your year, people! Here’s our complete guide to 2015’s science fiction and… » 1/06/15 2:35pm 1/06/15 2:35pm

Did fist fighting change the course of human evolution?

The human hand is a beautiful product of evolution. Each one a finely crafted arrangement of 27 bones, our hands are among the most dexterous in the animal kingdom, and are every bit as capable of threading a needle as they are grasping the oar of a canoe. But newly published findings suggest our palms and fingers may… » 12/20/12 1:20pm 12/20/12 1:20pm

Ancient humans may not have interbred with Neanderthals, after all

If you hail from outside of Africa, there's a decent chance that you share as much as 4% of your DNA with a long-extinct lineage of Neanderthals. Many scientists agree that this small percentage of shared genetic information is evidence that humans and Neanderthals interbred with one another in Europe tens of… » 8/14/12 7:20am 8/14/12 7:20am

Ten Senses We Have That Go Beyond the Standard Five

We are taught that, as we stumble through the world, we have touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight to guide us. It turns out that we have been underestimating ourselves. Scientists count between fourteen and twenty actual senses, most of which aren't taught in primary school. See what information you're really… » 7/22/11 10:00am 7/22/11 10:00am