By acting as patient advocates, doctors and other health care professional can do more to support broader family leave policies.
Researchers asked this question: Is a company better off spending big money for a Super Bowl ad or buying several spots for that same amount of money at a less expensive time of the year?
It’s been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.
Physicist Charles Townes died Tuesday. He was a key inventor of the laser and won the Nobel Prize for his discovery in 1964. But his career didn’t end there.
The market for single-serving coffee pods is dominated by Keurig’s K-Cups. But they aren’t recyclable, and critics say that’s making a monster of an environmental mess. Meet the K-Cup Godzilla.
The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.
In Parkinson’s patients, an “expensive” placebo worked significantly better, producing a two-fold improvement compared with the “cheap” one.
A cartogram posted on Reddit shows what the world looks like if you scale countries by their population. Watch out China! India is catching up with you.
New research shows that teenagers’ brains aren’t fully insulated, so the signals travel slowly when they need to make decisions. Neuroscientist Frances Jensen, who wrote The Teenage Brain, explains.
An Oregon company has developed a high-tech process for turning sewage into pure drinking water. Now it’s asking the state for permission to give its recycled water to a group of home brewers.