A clinical psychologist explains what has the potential to trigger our usually well-meaning laughter.
Don’t let microbes and insects turn your Halloween masterpiece into a horror show before the big night.
Artificial light is upending trees’ ability to use the natural day-night cycle as a signal of seasonal change.
For Wiccans, midsummer, with the maximum hours of sunlight, is the time for celebrating new life.
Warm autumn weather has produced dull leaf colors across the eastern US this year, but climate change isn’t the only way that humans have altered trees’ fall displays.
Some older patients forego the food provided at their health care facility because it isn’t aligned with their religious and cultural preferences.
Avoiding hitting deer on the road is as much about when you drive as where. An animal behavior expert explains why.
Apple breeders have created crisp, juicy and tasty fruits, but the limited varieties leave crops vulnerable to diseases, pests and climate change. Introducing new traits could improve crop resilience.
Geese honk loudly and point their bills toward the sky when they’re ready to start the migration. Here’s how they know it’s time, how they navigate and how they conserve energy on the grueling trip.
Many deciduous trees put on a dazzling fall foliage display. But coniferous evergreens hold on to their needles and stay green. A biologist breaks down these different survival strategies.
With fall almost upon us, there’s a lot we can learn from the changing season.