13 December 2013, 01:16 AM ET
Should lawmakers be holding closed-door meetings with industry representatives about pollution?
12 December 2013, 04:35 PM ET
Is a car-free city possible? In many European cities walking and cycling already account for more than half of all journeys.
12 December 2013, 04:16 PM ET
While it’s difficult to fully disconnect from work as we head home for the day, a paper published today provides some insight into how our personal thinking styles and values can affect how we manage the stress of work.
11 December 2013, 06:42 PM ET
Congress is close to passing a farm bill, but will it be packed with anti-science riders?
11 December 2013, 06:21 PM ET
The "green economy" is growing, along with demand for workers trained for those fields.
11 December 2013, 10:35 AM ET
Americans feel like they belong when their neighbors vote the same way they do, a tendency that appears to be driving the formation of red and blue enclaves around the country.
11 December 2013, 10:15 AM ET
For smart gift-giving, buy presents one at a time, a new study suggests. People often overvalue buying their friends unique gifts at the expense of what they'd really like best.
10 December 2013, 09:44 PM ET
Six Americans stand out for their defense of science in 2013.
10 December 2013, 09:21 PM ET
Those who experience a terrorist attack firsthand are prone to suffer from acute stress. That much is obvious. But does living that experience repeatedly through the media’s coverage of the event cause even more stress?
10 December 2013, 08:58 PM ET
Online advertising is becoming more sophisticated. Advertising agencies now specialize in online markets and new analytic tools which can track and profile users to provide highly targeted advertisements with increased revenues.
10 December 2013, 08:22 PM ET
Research on drugs to combat a flu pandemic and on plants' resistance to ozone swept top honors in the 2013 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. A student from California and a team of three students from New York took home $100,000 scholar
10 December 2013, 08:20 PM ET
A student from California and a team of three students from New York took home $100,000 scholarships for the two studies, respectively, from the Siemens Foundation, which announced the contest winners today (Dec. 10) in Washington, D.C.
10 December 2013, 04:13 PM ET
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10 December 2013, 11:05 AM ET
Confirming a bit of conventional wisdom, a new study finds that people who fear being single often settle for less in love; they cling to unhappy relationships and are more open to dating duds, the research shows.
10 December 2013, 10:19 AM ET
Ben Franklin was right: lots of people could hear famous speeches.
09 December 2013, 10:33 PM ET
How Nelson Mandela taught Africa an important lesson about science, unity and priorities.
09 December 2013, 10:22 PM ET
In this holiday science experiment, find out what dyes were used to make your favorite colorful candies.
09 December 2013, 01:19 PM ET
When it comes to looking at art and artifacts, new research may encourage habitual shutterbugs to put away their cameras. A study suggests museum-goers are less likely to remember objects they photograph than objects they simply observe.
09 December 2013, 01:03 PM ET
It was reported that the UK government is seeking new restrictions on software – specifically on tools that would prevent surveillance by the state — with the focus on negotiations to incorporate cyber security technologies in the Wassenaar Arrangement.
08 December 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The odd effects of hypothermia, a bra to help you eat healthier and a secret labyrinth under Rome are just a few of the coolest stories we found in Science this week.
08 December 2013, 05:36 AM ET
U.S. businesses that make their products domestically and promote them as "Made in the USA" have a better chance at boosting sales, new research shows.
07 December 2013, 01:12 PM ET
A salt safari, gopher pyramids and a fog-filled Grand Canyon are just a few of the amazing images we found for you in Science.
07 December 2013, 05:59 AM ET
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06 December 2013, 09:22 AM ET
There's more than one way to feel bored. In fact, there are five – including a new category of boredom discovered in German teens and young adults. This highly unpleasant form of boredom shares characteristics with depression.
05 December 2013, 02:27 PM ET
Sophias and Jacksons will likely be toddling around preschools in just a few years, as these names snag top spots on BabyCenter's annual baby name survey. And they may bump into a Cheese or Feline, some of the weirdest names logged in 2013.
05 December 2013, 12:29 PM ET
During routine clinical tests of two epilepsy patients, researchers have identified a region of the brain that appears to control a person's willingness to preserve in the midst of serious obstacles.
05 December 2013, 11:17 AM ET
Uptalk, or Valleyspeak, is common amongst many Southern Californians, despite the stereotype that it is typically used by rich teenage girls from the San Fernando Valley outside Los Angeles.
05 December 2013, 10:22 AM ET
Uptalk, when sentences rise in pitch at the end, has become ubiquitous in Southern California and is demonstrated by Amanda Ritchart.
05 December 2013, 09:40 AM ET
For some moms and dads, working a night shift or hours that fall outside the 9-to-5 norm could hurt the relationship they have with their kids, a new study suggests.
03 December 2013, 04:15 PM ET
Rowdy fans stomping and roaring when the Seattle Seahawks scored a touchdown last night (Dec. 2) shook the football stadium so hard that a nearby seismic monitor registered an "earthquake."
03 December 2013, 04:10 PM ET
To Andrea Johnson, the best part about being a scientist is being able to explore things that interest her and no one can tell her no.
03 December 2013, 11:58 AM ET
New research reveals the motivations behind taking home a stranger or calling up an acquaintance for a night of no-strings attached sex. Defining casual relationships such as booty call allows psychologists to study them.