Some face masks now come with a coating of graphene, a substance that can kill microbes. Is it safe to breathe it in?
Puberty-suppression therapy gives trans teens the gift of time and the ability to attain a more desirable appearance.
While writing can be a challenge, so can finding the motivation to revise one's work. A motivation specialist explains how to overcome the reluctance to take the first draft to the next level.
Traumatic events can make people question assumptions about their lives, including their spiritual beliefs.
The CDC first paused, then unpaused, the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine due to concerns about blood clots. But what are those clots, and how do they form?
Polls have consistently found robust support for this benefit, with a growing share of the public approving of paid time off for dads.
HFCs keep refrigerators cool, but when these short-lived climate pollutants leak, they warm the planet. The US EPA has a plan to phase them out, but what will replace them?
Police officers who kill, injure or violate the rights of citizens are often not held accountable, even in civil court – because in most cases, they can't be sued for official acts.
Chronic absenteeism is a pressing issue in high-poverty schools, but research suggests that serving students breakfast during class can help keep kids in school.
A game theory expert explains why a witness to a troubling situation who is in a group may feel a lesser sense of personal responsibility than a single individual.
Installing solar panels over California's 4,000 miles of canals could generate less expensive, renewable energy, save water, fight climate change – and offer a solution for the thirsty American West.
Astronomers just measured the largest flare ever from Proxima Centauri, humanity's closest neighboring star. These flares could be bad news for life trying to develop on a planet orbiting the star.
The majority of Americans say they'd like to be able to vote for a third party. Donald Trump says he might start one. But neither is likely to happen.
Until the late 1800s, moments of widespread high-risk financial gambling weren't considered manias but the results of individual actors, who bore responsibility for the disastrous results.
Scientists watched in real time as rising ocean heat transformed the sprawling reef. It was a harbinger for ecosystems everywhere as the planet warms.