Rather than distinctly male or female, the human brain is much more like the heart, kidneys and lungs – basically the same no matter the sex of the body it's in.
If kidneys could talk, they'd tell you not to overdo the water rule you hear all the time. But since they can't talk, they do send signals to your body that enough is enough.
Technology that can identify stray bits of genetic material in the environment can help scientists monitor human and animal health.
Scholars of policing, law, race and Minnesota history explain the landmark guilty verdicts handed down in the trial for the murder of George Floyd.
Can companies legally require workers to get vaccinated? Employers have gotten so good at finding ways to get employees to comply with their policies that it may not matter.
A psychologist and expert on gender diversity explains strategies for creating a healthy environment for trans or nonbinary kids.
Loudly proclaiming your dislikes isn't snobbery. There can be a power and poetry to putrescence.
Fifteen years ago electric power generation was the largest source of US greenhouse gas emissions. Now the power sector is leading the shift to a clean energy economy.
Famine was a constant threat during biblical times. The authors of the Old Testament used it to explain God's wrath, but also as a narrative device.
Though many people are just paying attention to these problems now, they are not new – and they even date back to ancient Rome.
The genius of the Paris climate agreement was getting major oil producing countries to agree to a target, but they still have widely different views of energy's future.
More competitive games between top soccer clubs is desirable but creating a 'closed' system would harm a soccer culture built on dreams, says the man who predicted the Super League two decades ago.
A moral philosopher explains why the ethics of getting or refusing the COVID-19 vaccine are more complex than it might seem.
For the 6.5 million Americans who have an incarcerated family member, COVID-19 has made an already stressful situation much worse by drastically limiting communication and raising fears of death.
Researchers consider how friendships that bridge across social class – "cross-class friendships" – contribute to middle school academic achievement differences based on level of parents' education.