09 November 2013, 08:19 AM ET
If you're thinking about starting a business, make sure you've actually got what it takes to run it. Here are 10 red flags that should steer you away from entrepreneurship.
09 November 2013, 08:15 AM ET
When you're switching careers, it can be tough to compete with applicants who have more experience in the field. Here are some tips for boosting your resume and standing out from the crowd.
09 November 2013, 12:13 AM ET
A lava lake, gooey starfish and Typhoon Haiyan are just a few of the amazing images in Science this week.
08 November 2013, 10:56 PM ET
If approved, new Texas textbook guidelines will equate faith-based concepts with science.
08 November 2013, 07:01 PM ET
The idea that creative people use the right side of their brain more than logical people (the left-brained) is an extremely strong meme.
08 November 2013, 04:59 PM ET
States that adhere to an honor-culture ethos seem to have more babies named after their fathers, new research finds. Honor cultures are fixated on reputation and family kinship, which may explain the bevy of baby juniors.
08 November 2013, 04:48 PM ET
Small consumer choices can reduce your contribution to fracking.
08 November 2013, 02:49 PM ET
Catholic schools don't provide a better education than public schools, at least in the basics such as math and reading. Instead, Catholic students' edge may come from their different socioeconomic background.
08 November 2013, 02:16 PM ET
The ideal age for first parenthood is 25 for women and 27 for men, new research suggests. But those averages conceal wide differences in opinion across race, gender and education level.
07 November 2013, 10:31 PM ET
Yes, one person really can make a difference.
07 November 2013, 05:20 PM ET
Pope Francis openly embraced and kissed an unidentified man covered with tumors caused by neurofibromatosis, a rare genetic disease of the nervous system.
07 November 2013, 02:55 PM ET
While political pundits debate whether a candidate's girth is an election-day liability, science has weighed in with a surprising find: Politicians who are overweight are perceived as more reliable, honest and inspiring — but only if they're male.
07 November 2013, 01:55 PM ET
The holidays are just around the bend, and it's time to prepare with science-related goodies, of course. If you have a budding Marie Curie, Ada Lovelace or Albert Einstein in your life, we've got gift ideas to spark their curiosity.
07 November 2013, 01:25 PM ET
Male sexual desire is rarely studied, but new research suggests that low desire plagues a large number of men. Depression, long-term relationships and low confidence in his erection can all quash a guy's sexual interest.
07 November 2013, 11:00 AM ET
Lawmakers are "tying their own hands" when they limit what kind of political science studies can receive federal funding, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said this week in a staunch defense of academic research.
06 November 2013, 05:08 PM ET
A significant percentage of adults don't believe that bisexuality is a legitimate sexual orientation, a new survey finds. The resulting stigma could increase rates of depression and other health problems among bisexuals.
06 November 2013, 12:23 PM ET
Amazing science images every day.
06 November 2013, 10:47 AM ET
People panic when a person's gender identity doesn't match their genitals, new research suggests, explaining why many transgender-rights policies have faltered. The latest federal effort at protection is moving through the Senate this
05 November 2013, 04:01 PM ET
Parents of difficult toddlers can benefit from group training sessions, where they learn the skills needed to deal with temper tantrums and other disruptive behaviors alongside other parents, researchers say.
05 November 2013, 12:56 AM ET
In modern times, scientific understanding replaces myths as the origin story for humanity.
05 November 2013, 12:45 AM ET
Despite critically endangered status, black rhino to be hunted by U.S. club.
04 November 2013, 06:01 PM ET
Do your blue jeans come with a climate-change patina?
04 November 2013, 05:15 PM ET
Will lobbyists derail the Congressional effort to name a Science Laureate?
04 November 2013, 05:05 PM ET
There is a little-known psychological phenomenon, called the uncanny valley, which explains it.
03 November 2013, 08:15 AM ET
The Kraken debate, an Earthlike alien world and sugar a drug? These are the most interesting stories we found in Science this week.
02 November 2013, 06:35 AM ET
Fleshy fish balls, a strange view of a butterfly's tongue and the anniversary of a Frankenstorm are just a few of the outstanding we found in Science this week.
01 November 2013, 08:24 PM ET
Nature yields hidden fruits – beautiful patterns and basic relations that make our world. These and the adventure of the human mind in discovering them seem to me a great unharvested source of wonder for art.
01 November 2013, 12:40 AM ET
Researcher Keenan Mack uses mathematical models to explore changes in human nature.
31 October 2013, 11:29 PM ET
More and more, millennials are turning from cars to public transit.
31 October 2013, 07:06 PM ET
In reflecting on Sandy, will lessons from the 1993 U.S. floods finally resonate?
31 October 2013, 02:14 PM ET
From links between individual neurons to fibers that span vast neural regions, the human brain is a marvel of neural wiring. A series of articles published today (Oct. 31) in the journal Science explores what scientists know about the brain based on how i
31 October 2013, 10:54 AM ET
In this cool video, professor Abigail Marsh explains how multiple pathways can trigger a response to fear.