Human Nature Archive
27 January 2014, 02:26 PM ET
From health to marriage, military service has some surprising impacts on returning veterans.
27 January 2014, 10:27 AM ET
As goes pop culture, so goes reality. People really do have rebound or revenge sex in order to ease the pain of breakups, psychologists find.
26 January 2014, 03:20 PM ET
Love, sweet love, sloth potty breaks and star-shaped cataracts are just a few of the cool Science stories we found this week.
26 January 2014, 07:27 AM ET
Many job seekers will take interviews for positions that aren't necessarily their dream job, even if it's just for practice. Here are a few reasons to interview for a job you don't have your heart set on.
26 January 2014, 07:26 AM ET
A list of the 50 most common interview questions for 2014 will give you a head start on your next job interview.
26 January 2014, 07:25 AM ET
Workers who monitored their smartphones for business purposes after 9 p.m. were more tired and less engaged the following day on the job.
25 January 2014, 08:44 AM ET
Star cataracts, a London wind farm and a new sea anemone are just the tip of the iceberg for this week's photos.
24 January 2014, 09:44 PM ET
The close of 2013 saw a drugs bust of cinematic proportions in China.
24 January 2014, 09:01 PM ET
Fractals exist where nature, art and higher math all meet.
24 January 2014, 10:50 AM ET
Men and women in Sweden give a number of reasons for waiting to have children, with lack of a suitable partner and the need to establish themselves ranking high.
23 January 2014, 06:15 PM ET
As Rafael Nadal moves into the Australian Open semi-finals after beating Grigor Dimitrov yesterday afternoon, it’s a good opportunity to think about how he reached his champion status and compare him with another champ, Tiger Woods.
23 January 2014, 12:23 PM ET
A vested interest leads researcher Donna Ginther to look into women in science.
23 January 2014, 12:22 PM ET
Economics researcher Donna Ginther explores why so few women occupy senior research posts.
22 January 2014, 11:20 PM ET
Can forecasters predict the chance of snow on game day this far out from the Super Bowl?
22 January 2014, 06:15 PM ET
Have you ever had your credit card stolen and used? Did the thief try to forge your scrawled signature, miniaturised on that impossibly tiny and slippery white line on the back of your card?
22 January 2014, 05:00 PM ET
Texting while walking can alter people's posture and make them veer off-course, two things that could make them more prone to accidents, new research suggests.
21 January 2014, 02:13 PM ET
For a firefighter, knowing when it’s time to evacuate can be the difference between life and death.
21 January 2014, 01:39 PM ET
Both candy and water taste sweeter when people think about love. But fortunately, jealousy doesn't make things taste more bitter, a finding that shows the limitations of metaphor.
20 January 2014, 06:14 PM ET
If there is a set of rules about coping with cancer, I have never seen it. Perhaps in some circles a commonly accepted method exists. If so, I remain in the dark, despite my own experiences with this disease.
20 January 2014, 08:42 AM ET
Moms-to-be who can't wait to find out if they're carrying a boy or a girl may be tempted to use 'Skull Theory,' but this method of looking at the shape of the baby's skull on ultrasound doesn't have any science behind it.
20 January 2014, 06:54 AM ET
Money isn't the only thing that makes bosses like their jobs. Work-life balance and family happiness are better for bosses, too.
20 January 2014, 06:53 AM ET
There's a tipping point when it comes to how many jobs on your resume is a turnoff for employers.
20 January 2014, 06:52 AM ET
Today's high school and college students have higher career aspirations than ever. Here's what young workers want out of their careers, and why employers should be paying attention.
19 January 2014, 03:23 PM ET
Spiders twerking for survival, gravity-defying secret found and an epic undersea battle are just a few of the cool stories we found in Science this week.
19 January 2014, 07:09 AM ET
More employees plan to look for new jobs this year than since the recession started. What's driving them?
19 January 2014, 07:08 AM ET
The drive among students to become entrepreneurs when they grow up decreases as they get older, new research shows.
19 January 2014, 07:07 AM ET
Companies looking to hire new CEO's or any manager could use a new computer test to determine if the prospective boss is a little too self absorbed.
18 January 2014, 06:20 PM ET
The Southern Alps, space junk and the Tarantula Nebula — just a few of our favorite images for this week.
17 January 2014, 06:39 PM ET
Is it ever right to kill for conservation?
17 January 2014, 03:16 PM ET
Recent research may help explain why even Supreme Court justices aren't good at judging distances. Our sensory systems are flexible and are easily tricked, the study finds.
17 January 2014, 12:00 PM ET
The human brain can achieve the remarkable feat of processing an image seen for as little as 13 milliseconds, scientists have found. This lightning speed obliterates the previous record speed of 100 milliseconds reported by previous studies.The human brai
16 January 2014, 06:02 PM ET
Data from a landmark health and sexuality survey from the 1990s may have been skewed by teens who thought it would be funny to claim they were gay, new research suggests.