In a paper last year, sociologist Guillermina Jasso sought a scientific answer to the question of what individuals living in unequal societies can do to mitigate the problem themselves.
Astronomers using the ALMA telescope have discovered an oddly tilted planet-forming disk within a double binary star system, a configuration that up until this point only existed in theory.
Far from making them obsolete, the flatter business organisations of today need managers more than ever but in new ways.
Your life choices aren't just about what you want to do; they're about who you want to be.
“Everyone is getting older,” Alan Castel, a professor of psychology at UCLA, tells me when I call to talk about his new book, Better with...
If we feel overwhelmed by "stuff," most of us believe physical clutter is the culprit. But researchers are finding that having too many digital files could be the problem, too.
All the research points to the fact that you should clean that crap off your desk.
New research shows that a diverse set of parents actually support intensive parenting.
Why it’s so hard to see our own ignorance, and what to do about it.
We keep getting older, the games stay the same (and science backs that up).
Studies generally suggest that, year after year, less than 60 percent of web traffic is human; some years, according to some researchers, a healthy majority of it is bot.
A pill containing millions of bacteria ready to colonize your gut might be a nightmare to many. But it may become an effective new tool for fighting disease.
We think we want to be happy. Yet many of us are actually working toward some other end, according to cognitive psychologist Daniel Kahneman, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in economics.
If there's one thing that gets lost most consistently in the conversation over alluring technology, it's that our devices contain multitudes.
Every year, current events bring new names, words and concepts into our collective consciousness. And every year, newscasters and reporters struggle to pronounce certain languages when they first encounter it.
Earning enough money just to meet your basic needs and set a little extra aside for retirement and emergencies is much easier said than done.
Research suggests that elite colleges don’t really help rich white guys. But they can have a big effect if you’re not rich, not white, or not a guy.
Global team of scientists find ecosystem below earth that is twice the size of world's oceans.
Although millennials report higher rates of anxiety compared to their older colleagues, it's unclear whether millennials really are more anxious than other generations were at the same age, or if cultural portrayals of them as fragile and thin-skinned make it seem that way.
The figures suggested there is no clear end in sight to the growth of humanity's contribution to climate change.
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