How to spot thrill-seeking men on the dance floor, "sweet" personalities in public, and bidding fever on eBay.
The documentary "More Than a Month" asks: Does Black History Month still inspire reflection, or just Nike sales?
Politicians take note: Research shows the fine line between claiming regret and taking responsibility.
Columbia professor Deanna Kuhn says teachers should foster some debate to help kids learn the lost skill of thinking critically.
Spouses who blame the economy for their woes, rather than pointing the finger at their partner, are more likely to be satisfied with their marriages.
A look at foreclosures in two Southern California cities shows why some fared better than others in the housing crisis.
How community activists are taking city planning into their own hands and creating pedestrian-friendly blocks via pop-up urbanism.
How hard is it to design a humanlike robot? Harvard's Steven Pinker highlights how simple human accomplishments represent formidable robotics challenges.
Jules Jaffe of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is developing an army of underwater explorers that researchers hope will produce a fine-grained, real-time map of the movements of the sea.
Preventing seafood fraud won’t be easy, but a new law has potential to stop fish poaching and laundering, which involves mislabeling fish in restaurants.
U.S. soldiers work to undo some of the damage done to Afghanistan's agricultural communities from decades of war.
Facing high unemployment rates, returning U.S. veterans are finding work on the farm.
Communities with more primary care doctors enjoy better health, yet those physicians are a dying breed. Here is what some schools are doing to combat the looming shortage.
Here's look at where the stuff in your medicine cabinet was manufactured. Just don’t ask if these foreign-made drugs are safe, because in many cases, it’s impossible to say.
Double-blind trials have long been considered the gold standard to determine drugs’ effectiveness. Do we need to rethink that assumption, given the power of the placebo effect?
In Northern California, where the drug laws can change with the mile markers, a supplier of medical marijuana risks going one toke over the (county) line.
Who controls the Nixon Library? A dispute over how to tell the story of his presidency raises questions about the purpose, and legitimacy, of presidential libraries.