A new wearable energy harvesting device turns sweat into a source of energy for small devices.
Nomophobia statistics: since 2012, the fear of being without a mobile phone has grown from 77% to almost 90% among U.S. college students.
A new study finds that positive peer pressure drives people to follow social distancing guidelines: they do what their friends and family do.
Do you avoid parties, get-togethers, and other social gatherings? If so, you may have anthropophobia, also known as the fear of people. Learn more about how to treat this phobia here.
MIT mask study: engineers have designed a face mask that can diagnose Covid-19 within about 90 minutes.
A new study finds that because mongooses don't know which offspring belong to which moms, all the mongoose pups are given equal access to food and care.
Hand dryers vs paper towels: a new study finds that paper towels do a better and cleaner job.
A new study finds that mice-based Alzheimer's research papers that don't mention the word "mice" get 31% more media coverage.
Horror entertains us most when it comes in the form of scary but not too scary movies and attractions: just enough to get our hearts beating.
A new study finds only 33% of adults would take a life extension pill, even if it were available today. About 42% said no way.
A new study shows that people who think they're unusually good at detecting fake news are, in fact, not so good at it.
Helping others also improves your own physical and mental health. We explain why that is, and show you how easy it is to get started!
A new study finds that a tamarin will use the "accent" of another monkey species when it enters their territory, to help avoid conflict.
A new study finds the more frequently we recall a memory, the faster that memory fades away, as the details are replaced by the gist.
A new study finds that in the long term, extreme optimists have a lower sense of well-being than "cautiously optimistic" realists.
A study of rap lyrics in songs released between 1998 - 2018 found the number of references to suicide and depression more than doubled.
The economic costs of sexual harassment: a #MeToo scandal equates to an average loss of 1.5% (or $450 million) in a company's market value.
The Big Five personality traits are openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. Learn more about them here.
A new study shows that our brain can identify people who are high in agreeableness (collaborative, generous, altruistic, and caring).
The ability to predict the sound of a violin can be a game changer for violin making, even improving on grand masters like Stradivarius.