A growing body of research points to the importance of one personality trait – intellectual humility – and how it influences our learning, relationships and worldview.
According to a new study, those who have a tendency to sabotage their relationships may find solace in the fictional worlds of TV and movies.
Innovation and industry policy is receiving the least attention just when it may matter most to our economic future.
A number of contradictory studies have found a link between Parkinson's and having your appendix out.
South Africa is ahead of the pack when it comes to research output in Africa. But this ranking is not a celebration.
Some multinational food corporations may have learned a few tricks from big tobacco.
Could mothers be responsible for the gender gap? Or are other factors at play?
An urgent discussion is needed around the cost of research publications.
A group of researchers figured out which NBA teams featured the most egotistical players, and then tracked their performances over the course of a season.
How one academic found the perfect platform to share her research with the public.
States may have passed these laws with the aim of reducing turnout. But new evidence suggests that they have a minimal or nonexistent effect.
Autistic and artistic, you can be both.
Tobacco companies are enlisting the help of social media influencers to promote traditional cigarettes and their brands to young people.
Science development in Africa is intimately linked to the quality of people who are able to lead change.
In Southern Africa, high rates of HIV infection have been the primary driver of TB
Nigeria's higher education system is the biggest on the continent but it lags behind on research output.
Women leaders in science and technology are working together to address the gender imbalance in their fields.
Science is a part of everyday life. Science journalists can do more to connect science to the public.
A new study in Nature finds that large research teams develop recent ideas, while small teams conduct more disruptive and innovative research.
One of the concerns parents have if their baby needs surgery is whether the general anaesthetic will affect the child's developing brain. New research finds it won't.