Working mothers tend to be happier and healthier than mothers who stay at home caring for young children.
Starbucks may have become America’s other office, but coworking offices — where people can rent a desk are popping up around the nation.
By analyzing keystrokes of cell phone texters, researchers have developed a way to keep drivers’ hands on the wheel and off their mobile device.
Software company Opower thinks it can get consumers to use less electricity by instigating some friendly neighborhood competition.
Desserts are sweeter on white plates, comedians are kinder off stage, and small feet are more attractive ... in our latest Cocktail Napkin.
“Our Daily Bread: The Essential Norman Borlaug” is a multivolume biography that chronicles the microbiologist and his Nobel Prize-winning work to thwart starvation.
For every tropical fish that becomes a pet, four are killed. Joan Holt wants to take the violence out of their world.
Medellín, Colombia’s “library parks” — built for its poorest residents — are bringing sanity and community to one of the world’s most violent cities.
Camels mean cash in Kenya. But severe drought routinely kills off livestock, and families go bankrupt, unless they have an innovative insurance plan.
How even an NBA all-star like LeBron James can falter under pressure ... and other research insights from the world of basketball.
Why do young girls lack confidence in math? One study shows American parents are far more likely to talk numbers with young sons than daughters.
Psychologist Jonathan Haidt can tell you why you feel so righteous about your politics, but will you listen?
Aging prisoners serving long sentences are filling overcrowded lockups across the nation. Colorado prison officials hope a new program will help let some of these old guys get out — and stay out.
Miller-McCune is renaming, and relaunching under the new moniker: "Pacific Standard."
Developers and politicians hope a new airport-cum-city near the African nation’s capital will bring some stability — and respect — to the troubled region.
By age 10, most people are exposed to enough radiation to be at risk, but the science is so complicated that exposure could even have benefits.