The American family is evolving. Fifty years ago, a nuclear family of two biological parents and children was the norm.
Eating late at night could be worse for your health than you might think.
“He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragic plays and tragic reality”, said the prophetic protagonist in the German philosopher Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra.
While Americans support action on climate change, many don’t see the issue as an immediate threat and so the issue does not elicit the powerful responses necessary for Americans to mobilize, argues sociologist Doug McAdam.
People think they know everything about slavery in the United States, but they don’t.
If you have a blocked or runny nose, chances are you’ll reach for a tissue or hanky to clear the mucus by having a good blow.
Police officers consistently use less respectful language with black community members than with white community members, the first systematic analysis of body camera footage shows.
People who report working to save energy in their own lives may be less likely to support government action on energy-use reduction and sustainability, a new study suggests.
Women with breast cancer have long faced complicated choices about the best course of treatment.
Iron is not commonly famous for its role as a micronutrient for tiny organisms dwelling in the cold waters of polar oceans.
Much of the global south – broadly comprising the continents of Asia, Africa, and Latin America – was shaped by colonialism.
Humans may have had pet cats for as long as 9,500 years. In 2004, archaeologists in Cyprus found a complete cat skeleton buried in a Stone Age village.
Many Americans are morally outraged that U.S. President Donald Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey, who had been investigating possible links between Trump’s election campaign and the Russian government.
Around one in five people in Western countries could be putting their health at risk simply by going to work.
Scientists have found a way to wirelessly transmit electricity to a nearby moving object.
Research reported last week found “even moderate drinking” could “damage the brain”.
New research links exposure during pregnancy to either of two insecticides to reduced motor function in babies.
The belief that there is a link between talent and left-handedness has a long history. Leonardo da Vinci was left-handed.
The environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on June 15 released a study about dietary lead exposure, with a focus on food intended for babies and young children.
These days, the idea of the hard-working, emotionally distant and frequently absent father figure seems like a caricature from the past.