Researchers have shown for the first time that animal DNA -- including human DNA -- can be collected from the air, via "environmental DNA".
A new research paper finds that algorithmic music recommendations don't work so well for fans of music genres such as hip-hop and hard rock.
A new study has found that empathy training courses for parole officers lead to a 13% reduction in their parolees' recidivism rates 10 months later.
A new paper looks at recent advancements in smart contact lenses, envisioning applications well beyond fixing things like nearsightedness.
A new study shows that having family photos at work reduces the amount of employee theft.
People can classify a photo of an unfamiliar politician as either an autocrat or a democratically-elected leader, with 70% accuracy.
According to a new research paper, conservatives are more decisive and more confident in their judgements than liberals are.
A new study finds the choice of comforting words used by doctors to console survivors matters greatly.
A new study finds movies about mental illness earn more money, get better reviews, and win more Oscars than average.
A new study finds 76% of Americans who have been working from home say it has improved relationships with their co-workers.
A new study finds that knowledge about how shade-grown coffee can help save bird habitats is not getting through to enough people.
A new study from MIT finds that patients are receptive to interacting with a "robot doctor" designed to evaluate symptoms in a contact-free way.
A new study finds that American identity is now shaped more than ever before by politics, which now outweighs even religion.
A new paper published today in the journal PNAS finds that conversations almost never end when both participants want them to end. Conversation is complex.As the researchers point out, “modern computers can pilot aircraft and perform surgery, but still cannot…
About 97% of the most-bullied boys and 73% of the most-bullied girls have violent fantasies, according to a new study of 1,465 young people.
A new study finds that almost one in five people lack a certain protein in their muscles, which gives them better resilience to the cold.
It was not overhunting, but climate change that led to the extinction of huge North American animals like mammoths, a new study suggests.
About 35% of people who took a new obesity drug called Semaglutide lost more than 20% of their body weight, with 75% losing more than 10%.
How to become an astronaut: the European Space Agency is recruiting astronauts, for the first time since 2008. Here's what you need to know.
A new study has found that 13% of people are pathological liars, telling about 10 lies per day.
A new study has found that the proportion of American adults suffering from “extreme distress” has almost doubled since 1993.