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Living in racially hostile societies has been connected to the circulatory and cardiac health of both blacks and white.
What is Jessie's Law, and why might it help the opioid epidemic?
Understanding prehistoric societies explains why most people are happiest in small groups — but some of us break from the norm with cities and solitude alike.
For difficult questions (Brexit, anyone?), large numbers don’t make for better decisions, says this researcher. But why?
By Dave Roos
A writer test-drives advice on running her life according to her biological body clock with some surprising results.
By Alia Hoyt
The key to a losing weight, winning an argument or anything else depends on knowing if you're a bear, lion, dolphin or wolf, says author of upcoming book.
By Alia Hoyt
There's even a scientific term for people with bathroom anxiety who devise strategies, find secret spots or just head home when going in public is too overwhelming.
Think that shot of you in the changing room mirror should be posted and shared? You might want to think again, depending on whether you care how you're perceived.
By Chris Opfer
An update to a famous study shows that employers may not discriminate as much as before — with one important caveat.
That's not really the scoop. A new study doesn’t exactly claim that one minute of intense exercise is the same as 45 minutes of moderate exercise. But it's not far off.
Arianna Huffington's new book on sleep got us thinking about how to get better zzzs. Could lowering the thermostat work for you, too?
Imagine being afraid that if someone touches you or that if you sit down, you'll break. That's what life was like for someone with the glass delusion.
By Bryan Young
Whither the Good Samaritan? A new study finds the chance of receiving a stranger's aid in a public medical emergency is close to zero — and worse if you're black or poor.
Food scientists dub sound 'the forgotten flavor sense.' A new study looked at how sound factored into how much we ate, with some interesting results.