A new analysis finds that parents are less likely to volunteer when their children attend larger schools.
Researchers examining depictions of the most iconic meal of all time find portion sizes dramatically increased over the last millennium.
Even if you do have a mostly private Facebook profile, others can glean vital information about you — just by looking at your friend list.
Don't laugh: New research on baseball players suggests that the wider your smile, the longer you may live.
Globally, moviegoers' tastes are becoming increasingly homogeneous, which is a very good sign for Hollywood.
Two organizations release state-by-state report cards in order to clarify what has become the Wild West of grassroots politics: citizen-led ballot initiatives.
Mudslinging may get results for campaigns, but new research suggests that these negatively tailored messages should not be delivered in person.
Overweight is the new normal in America. So why do we still share an immediate, negative reaction toward the obese?
Adolescents are aware of the serious consequences of climate change. So why don't they do anything about it?
With the general public overwhelming in support of repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell, why is it still politically contentious to overturn the policy?
Reforesting efforts in Haiti may not provide immediate relief, but could create a renewable and sustainable supply of food and fuel for desperate villages.
Despite the good intentions of the U.S. Forest Service setting aside "protected areas" isn't enough- housing growth in an near these areas can effectively diminish these forests and severely hamper the natural ecosystems.
Cristi Hegranes, a Miller-McCune Wonking Class Hero, expands the Global Press Institute to Kenya, where women will become the eyes and ears of the developing nation.
A little self-awareness, and a lot of illustration, breathes some life into the justifiably maligned segment of entertainment education.
Becoming a captain of industry suggests you've probably sailed a bit too closely to the ethical shoals, a new study suggests.