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.
A troubling new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that almost 40 percent of American adults and nearly 20 percent of adolescents are obese — the highest rates ever recorded for the US.
Psychologists found that video games that allowed players to play out their "ideal selves" (embodying roles that allow them to be, for example, braver, fairer, more generous, or more glorious) were not only the most intrinsically rewarding, but also had the greatest influence on our emotions.
Why does this pungent delicacy give some the munchies, but send others reeling to the toilet?
Brian Wansink of Cornell University publishes headline-friendly studies about food psychology and oversees a $22 million federally funded program that uses his research to promote "smarter lunchrooms." Emails obtained by BuzzFeed News show how he scrambled to spin allegations that dozens of his studies are all just bologna.
A recent study wanted to see what kids do with real, unloaded guns after watching violent film clips.
Industrialization changed the world's palette, adding an array of synthetic hues to the universal, more natural, color scheme.
A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.
A study examining how parents react to a diagnosis of "pink eye" versus "eye infection"
Trans youth clinics in North America and Europe have seen a shift from a majority of transfeminine patients (assigned male at birth) to a majority of transmasculine patients (assigned female) now.
Does stress make you itchy? You’re not alone, and you may be engaging in an elaborate conflict-prevention strategy that evolved millions of years ago.
If you want to be happier, you might want to ditch your phone.
Researchers at Stanford University reviewed data on 168,867,480 live births from 1972 to 2015, making statistical adjustments for missing paternal records. The average age of the father of a newborn in the United States, the investigators found, has risen to 30.9 from 27.4 in 1972.
Experts say the concept of the "100-year flood" is one of the most misunderstood terms in disaster preparedness.
It's a bold prediction.
The project is part of a larger libertarian movement to speed up medical innovation by pulling back consumer and test subject protections.
Are we just becoming an anxiously, overly wound-up TV consuming society, or is there something else going on here?
Experiencing small doses of negative emotions, elicited by an offensive joke, may make us more resilient to future, more serious set backs.
Renewable subsidies are already paying for themselves
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