College students learn about people who have dedicated their professional lives to reducing the threat of violence – and their successes and failures.
Getting an extra star or two from a prominent ratings group can make a bigger difference than a social media campaign or a slew of thank-you calls.
Audiences love improvised, off-the-cuff entertainment, and new research suggests it’s because spontaneity seems to offer a glimpse of the performer’s authentic self.
While most heterosexual couples are dual-earners, super rich couples continue to have gender-traditional arrangements in which the man is the sole breadwinner.
The person with the most YouTube followers calls himself ‘YouTube’s biggest philanthropist.’
The genre – also known as ‘folk art’ or ‘outsider art’ – serves as a reminder that art is a universal human pursuit.
New research on our desire to create shared memories with the people we care about offers insights for companies that want to improve their customer service.
Metaphorical black boxes shield the inner workings of AIs, which protect software developers’ intellectual property. They also make it hard to understand how the AIs work – and why things go wrong.
A recent study found that offering workers a choice of what type of reward they would like for offering good suggestions increased the volume of submissions and their creativity too.
Workplace absences, along with sales lost due to the cessation of brick-and-mortar retail shopping, airline travel and public gatherings, contributed the most.
Could a 10-minute meeting between teachers and principals reduce teacher turnover? A researcher explores the possibilities.
Despite the association of ‘Luddite’ with a naïve rejection of technology, the term and its origins are far richer and more complex than you might think.
Quaternary ammonium compounds, also known as QACs or quats, are commonly used antimicrobials also found in many household products. Soap and water may be a safer bet when cleaning surfaces.
New research found that Black and Hispanic people tended to give banks a pass for poor customer service.
The SEC is investigating whether executives at First Republic Bank, which was seized by regulators and sold to JPMorgan Chase, improperly traded on inside information.
Social media provides both a forum for communication and a public signal about what a bank’s customers believe. That means Twitter can facilitate coordination in real time.
Teachers judged the same math work differently based on whether the work was associated with male or female names.
Children learn more science when they watch an AI-powered cartoon character than with a regular Mickey Mouse or Dora the Explorer, a new study finds.
Latino youths often feel more at home in after-school programs and in the community than they do in school. A sociologist explores why.
Museum archives hold biological specimens that have been collected over years or even decades. Modern molecular analysis of these collections can reveal information about pathogens and their spread.