An immune response in some pregnant women’s bodies may explain the "fraternal birth order effect."
A new report warns of billions of dollars lost around the world as countries fail to recycle a glowing glut of electronics waste.
There is growing evidence of the need to teach children relationship skills that never escalate to physical harm.
Since the 2016 presidential election, an increasingly familiar narrative has emerged concerning the unexpected victory of Donald Trump. Fake news, much of it produced by Russian sources, was amplified
Traditional methods can backfire, but ideas like teaching bystanders to intervene and promoting more women have proved effective.
Americans "are in greater pain than citizens of other countries" and have been growing steadily more miserable for decades, according to a new working paper by David G. Blanchflower of Dartmouth College and Andrew Oswald of the University of Warwick.
On climate change communications, the science really isn't settled.
Breaking down barriers for underrepresented kids could quadruple America's pool of inventors.
Ever since humanity split into dog and cat people, we've been arguing over which one of our beloved companions is a smarter species.
SUV sales are up and social trust is down. Some researchers think that's not a coincidence.
The power of the placebo is an incredible thing.
Exposure to the toxin leads to higher risk of miscarriages, new research finds, in addition to other long-lasting effects.
If it seems like the shootings are becoming more frequent, it might be because mass murder can catch on like an epidemic.
Is "vlot" a dirty word? How about "neuk"? If you participate in this online study, you'll get to put your foreign-curse-word-guessing skills to the test.
Light in the morning — more than any other time of day — leads to powerful brain-boosting effects, helping us to function as best we can, despite the approaching winter.
By 2030, what were once 500-year events could happen every five years.
Researchers calculated the total lifecycle emissions of an electric car, including its manufacture, battery manufacture, and all of its energy consumption
A new study suggests that people who naturally get more REM sleep may be less sensitive to frightening things.
The Mars company has sponsored hundreds of scientific studies to show cocoa is good for you.
Amid a historic spike in US traffic fatalities, federal data on the danger of distracted driving are getting worse.
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