If you’re worried about all the extra calories you’ll likely consume on Thanksgiving, nutritionist Roberta Anding says don’t stress about it.
Many animals exhibit learned behaviors, but humans are unique in their capacity to build on existing knowledge to make new innovations.
Children whose mothers smoked while pregnant still carry molecular evidence in their blood at least to age 5, new research shows.
Oobleck, named for a gooey substance that fell from the sky in a Dr. Seuss story and ubiquitous at elementary school science fairs, is just a thick solution of cornstarch in water.
Different cultures value different positive facial expressions, and these differences arise in deep brain circuits that can predict who people like and dislike, new research finds.
Scientists have created a new type of foam from real gold. It is the lightest gold nugget ever created.
New research reveals that narcissism is an epidemic among leaders who are often mischaracterized as “confident.” The study examines the relationship between narcissism and advice-taking at both state and trait levels.
Crib bumpers have caused significantly more infant deaths and injuries in recent years, prompting some experts to call for a nationwide ban.
The screen size of a smartphone can change how much we trust advertisements, which could influence what we purchase, researchers say.
This Thanksgiving, people across the US will load the dining room table with turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie—the way most of us imagine the Pilgrims did at the first Thanksgiving in 1621.
For the first time, researchers attempted to measure all the material leaving and entering a mountain range over more than a million years and discovered that erosion caused by glaciation during ice ages can, in the right circumstances, wear down mountains faster than plate tectonics can build them.
Sending young adults text messages might be an effective way to reduce binge drinking and alcohol-related injuries, a new study suggests.
Firefighter platoons that eat meals together have better group job performance than firefighter teams who dine solo, a new study shows.
Researchers have developed a prosthetic heart valve that doctors could implant through a small incision to treat mitral regurgitation.
Most people pay more attention to fat rather than sugar when deciding if a food is healthy, a recent study with women suggests.
Too much of a hormone commonly used during in vitro fertility treatments actually decreases a woman’s chances of having a baby, report researchers.
A gene that lets bacteria resist polymyxins—the last line of antibiotic defense we have left—has shown up in widespread bacteria samples from pigs and patients in south China, including strains with epidemic potential.
The first pocket Bibles were made in the 13th century, principally in France but also in England, Italy, and Spain.
By measuring the mass of a nearby dwarf galaxy called Triangulum II, researchers may have found the highest concentration of dark matter in any known galaxy.
New genetically modified citrus trees appear to appear able to fight back against the highly destructive citrus greening bacterium—and have the potential to resist canker and black spot, as well.