A children works on an art project on Tuesday October 22, 2013.

A young Picasso or Beethoven could be the next Edison

Good news for parents: Those piano lessons or random toy parts littering your floors may one day lead to the next scientific breakthrough. That’s according to new Michigan State University research linking childhood participation in arts and crafts activities to patents generated and businesses launched as adults. In...

Gene Luen Yang, 2016 MacArthur Fellow, Flying Color Comics, Concord/California, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.

23 New ‘Geniuses’ Pushing The Boundaries Of Art And Science Today

Katherine Brooks Senior Arts & Culture Editor, The Huffington Post. From a 44-year-old microbiologist to a 32-year-old long-form journalist to a 67-year-old jewelry maker, the 2016 class of MacArthur Fellows is a diverse selection of the sharpest minds in America today. The John D. and Catherine...