A new study uses China’s one-child policy to show that having fewer children leads women to achieve higher levels of education.
When it comes to entertainment, people enjoy seeing bad guys get their punishment more than seeing them be forgiven, a new study reveals.
When it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change, scientists and policymakers are thinking too small, according to a new research review.
A new study is the first to suggest that children’s exposure to discrimination can harm their mothers’ health.
The materials the United States and other countries plan to use to store high-level nuclear waste will likely degrade faster than anyone previously knew because of the way those materials interact, new research shows. The findings, published today in t…
Scientists for the first time have developed a single molecule that can absorb sunlight efficiently and also act as a catalyst to transform solar energy into hydrogen, a clean alternative to fuel for things like gas-powered vehicles.
This new molecule…
The first animal study of a pig virus’s potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted to healthy chickens and turkeys.
When college students post about feelings of depression on Facebook, their friends are unlikely to encourage them to seek help, a small study suggests.
A growing number of Chinese scientists working in the United States and other parts of the world are returning to their homeland, enhancing China’s research productivity.