Emerging science is putting the lie to American meritocracy.
Half are white, and most are men, the Census Bureau reports.
A psychiatrist has some advice on how to work with difficult colleagues.
Done right, worrying can actually be a pretty useful activity.
Want to live longer? Reduce your risk of cancer? And heart disease? Then cycle to work, say scientists.
If two friends have several mutual connections and one is an avid runner, the other will likely pick up the habit.
Research suggests that people with a pessimistic outlook can be more productive, make fewer mistakes and have better communication skills.
Talented and hard-working people are nothing special, for better or worse.
Two Princeton economists suggest that rising white-working-class mortality might be related to another phenomenon: people are aging but aren’t getting what they think they’ve earned.
Poverty tends to dampen test scores, but new research suggests people with hard upbringings can sometimes outperform their more-privileged peers.
Climate change is altering the jet stream, making severe turbulence more likely.
Efforts to control tobacco have paid off, says study, but warns tobacco epidemic is far from over, with 6.4m deaths attributed to smoking in 2015 alone.
Some names seem to have been around forever, and yet seem perfectly contemporary to name your child even today.
Socioeconomic forces might be encouraging us to be nice to each other, but there's a possibility that keeping your cool is genetic.
April Fools is over so you can believe me when I say: Scientists are trying to see if maple syrup can be used to help fight antibiotic resistance. Sweet.
Brain scans and machine learning programs are paving the way for a breakthrough.
The World Health Organization says depression rates rose 18 percent in a decade.
A survey by Pew Internet suggests the dark side is winning.
The West's grandest challenge could be preserving the post-war stability that has existed for more than half a century.
A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff. Some victims are exploited for both sex and labor.
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