"Nothing is fair in this world. You might as well get that straight right now."
Beyond the basic anatomic reasons, there are unexpected correlations -- like that people who do not complete high school seem to lose an extra centimeter, and city people shrink less.
Members of the 64-and-older set whose blood is rich in dietary omega-3s lived an average of 2.2 years longer.
Gesticulation seems to drive home abstract concepts.
Bravo's newest reality series uniquely focuses on African American women in medicine, but many see it as the opposite of "empowerment."
Women who used computers to design their ideal man saw a change in their preferred facial features after going on the pill.
People who got 35 grams of protein at breakfast were less hungry throughout the day and saw favorable changes in the hormones and brain signals that control appetite.
"It is a poor thing to look for reward, as it destroys the satisfaction of the deed; furthermore, the chances are that if your act was a really meritorious one, you will not get it."
Fruit flies fed organic produce from Whole Foods lived longer and laid more eggs than those fed the store's conventionally grown offerings.
New research says Kindergartners who watched a ton of TV were at a slightly increased risk of becoming bullies by second-grade.
Did you think it was? Well, enough people do that it warranted a study. Participants who chewed minty gum before eating didn't consume fewer calories; but they did eat a lot less fruit.
Most other mammals do it. So did January Jones.
Doctors were less likely to diagnose and treat black children with antibiotics for respiratory infections, compared to their non-black peers.
Investing in learning to cook with plants and olive oil could save money in the long run.
What the animal kingdom can teach us about raising families
Pathological sports gamblers didn't fare any better at predicting the winners of a soccer tournament than laypersons with limited knowledge of the game.
Dermatologists have suggested that "microtrauma" from waxing and shaving may increase the risk of a viral infection that is sometimes transmitted sexually.
People were able to come up with unusual uses for ordinary objects more quickly when electrodes deactivated the portion of the brain that filters out irrelevant information.
Out of 19,000 U.S adults, the odds of having smoked 100 or more cigarettes increased by 48 and 39 percent for sons and daughters, respectively, of separated or divorced parents.
Japanese adults who drank a cup of coffee or four cups of tea daily had a 20 percent reduced risk of stroke. Save time by drinking both at once?