Rituals are important worldwide, and they help us move through life's big transitions.
Biology has underestimated the role of fathers in making babies. Society has too, especially when it comes to child-rearing. That should change.
The mishmash of features in a new primate fossil reminds us that the story of our past might be more complicated than we think.
The instruction from public health officials to keep away from others to stop the spread of the swine flu is a tough one for us primates.
No death is more painful, more poignant, more of a waste, than the death of a child. In Rwanda, swine flu isn't the big culprit.
People who live on, say, Hawaiian beaches have fewer bouts of emotional problems than people who live in the hollows of Appalachia.
Leadership and overachievement might be a good predictor of which kids will go on to become parents.
Gratitude when receiving a gift is, apparently, a typical response for a woman. For men, they feel obligation.
U.S. women often delay marriage to jump-start careers, but in other countries, women tend to marry young, sometimes too young.
Childcare is fraught with difficulty, and women navigate tough choices as they try to breast-feed and bring up a child.
Are humans really naturally pair-bonded, that is, designed to court and mate one person 'til death do us part?
It's great those octuplets are here and healthy, but really, humans aren't designed to have litters.
Many Americans are trekking to Washington, D.C., to witness the inauguration. Will there be enough toilets?