New data plumbs more than 4,000 stories for insights into life’s random surprises.
A new philosophy of a complicated relationship
The virus has been detected in Aedes albopictus, which has a larger range than Aedes aegypti, but bites humans less.
A review of the available research finds that physical punishment is significantly linked to bad outcomes for kids.
A new study suggests yes, but it depends on the relationship.
An exploration of syndromes that are unique to particular cultures.
During longer space missions, some may prefer to suppress their periods entirely.
As lifespan increases, Americans—particularly younger Americans—spend more time in poor health.
What it means when an outbreak’s worst effects occur in the long-term.
The ups and downs of preventive medicine
A new look at an old study raises some questions and reignites a debate about saturated fat.
While the virus has finally been said to cause microcephaly and Guillain-Barré, researchers are starting to discover its connections to other nerve disorders.
The well-being gap is widening in most countries—but what does that mean?
“During sleep the mind can be a remarkable engine of problem solving and emotional processing.”
The classic trick is almost as old as the phone itself, but it may have to make room for new technologies.
Being jostled in a car accident should only cause a few weeks of pain—so why do some people suffer longer? Are they faking it for insurance money? Is it all in their heads?
Depressing statistics from a new study
New research suggests being in charge is appealing because it offers freedom—not because it allows people to control others.
New research estimates how the mosquitoes that carry the virus could spread up the continent this summer.
Why do emerging diseases like Zika tend to breed tall tales of sinister plots?