Sand may seem abundant when your toes are buried in it, but it's becoming scarce along many coastlines around the world.
Our dreams of the afterlife need to challenge the idea that only the appearance of youth is worthy.
Bad customer service is actually good for companies' bottom lines.
Leaders like Ford Foundation President Darren Walker are the exception.
Confused about whether meat is good or bad for you? You're not alone. Various studies, some of which were funded by the meat industry, have added to the confusion. A noted expert sorts it out.
Prenatal and postnatal antibiotic exposure combined with oxygen treatment led to lung inflammation and altered immunity in a study in mice.
Sometimes it is difficult to take a photograph of an exoplanet because the star illuminating it is too bright. Now there is a new 'deluminator' telescope that can block out the extra light.
Nativity scenes showing the birth of baby Jesus first originated in the small Italian town of Greccio.
A scholar who studies consumer decision-making explains just what it is in the human mind that makes people susceptible to nudges toward one behavior or another.
The same skills and talents that enable chess players to dominate the board will also serve aspiring lawyers well in the courtroom, a law scholar argues.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for a substantial and unprecedented spending boost.
Grief has been thought to present itself in five stages, but newer studies into how people process grief shows that, in many ways, it never ends. Grief can be especially powerful at the holidays.
The holidays are not solely about religious observations or societal celebrations, as alcohol has established itself in the festivities. But how much is too much? An addiction specialist examines.
Crisco's main ingredient, cottonseed oil, had a bad rap. So marketers decided to focus on the 'purity' of factory food processing – a successful strategy that other brands would mimic.
Activists wanted nations to make bigger climate commitments at the Madrid COP-25 meeting, but the meeting's real goal was agreeing on rules for pricing carbon pollution.
Trying a new exercise routine? Strapping on a new wearable monitor? An expert in human physiology explains the ins and outs of your heart rate and why it's a valuable number to understand.
All seven Democrats set to take the stage on Dec. 19 had vowed to boycott the debate in support of a union that represents 150 food service workers in California.
Better job prospects and richer lives are among the many reasons to learn a foreign language, an expert on foreign language instruction writes.
The number of children with complex medical issues is growing, thanks in large part to medical advances. But these kids and their caregivers need a lot of support.
The only satisfactory debate arrangement everyone agreed to nearly 60 years ago largely remains in place today – the game show format.
New research is uncovering that whales have their own distinct microbiomes that may play important roles in animal health. But how do scientists study whale microbiomes?
Forget being super self-critical and whipping yourself into shape. There are ways to set yourself up for success that are far kinder and work better.
Fighting off infection comes with predictable psychological and behavioral features. Now researchers suggest an emotion coordinates this response to help you get better. They call it 'lassitude.'
Democrats blasted Senate leader Mitch McConnell for saying the GOP would run an impeachment trial as President Trump wished. But senators are not held to a juror's neutrality standard during a trial.
A new study looks at the impact a gift's wrapping has on how the recipient likes what you give them.