New research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account.
Barcelona, Spain: Delivering radiotherapy directly to cancer of the cervix using 3-D imaging techniques is effective at controlling the return and spread of the disease and, in most cases, avoids the need for hysterectomies, according to research presented at the World Congress of Brachytherapy [1 & 2] Thursday.
Scientists have discovered proof that the evolution of intelligence and larger brain sizes can be driven by cooperation and teamwork.
Unlike men, women restrain risk-taking behaviors when a baby is present, according to a new study.
Consumers are suggested to be vigilant when shopping in a state of deprivation, specially under global financial crisis.
Unexpectedly migrant women show resilience in their ability to control their environment through work.
Mothers who were obese were 1-2/3 times more likely to have a child with autism as normal-weight mothers without diabetes or hypertension, researchers discovered.
Racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are sources of diversity that may explain why different targets of racism behave the way they do.
The blogging community is more racially diverse than one might think. Internet-connected African Americans are more likely to blog than their white and Hispanic counterparts, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
Those who successfully quit smoking had a weaker association between their urge to smoke and their ability to quit, A new study found using mobile technology.
When employees stay with their organization, feeling they have no other options, they are likely to leave the organization.
How do we know what a lemon is, or a baseball? “Theories that explain how our brains store knowledge say that similar knowledge is stored in similar places. So things that are related – in how they look, how they smell, and so on – should overlap in the brain,” says Eiling Yee of the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain, & Language. In other words, the same part of your brain might store the information that both lemons and canaries are yellow.
The Great Recession has left millions of midlife Americans up a creek without a paddle. Having lost jobs at the peak of their careers, they must find new work for the second half of their lives. Many will likely need to reinvent their careers -- and may consider themselves too old to embark on something new.
While government officials have argued that "enhanced interrogation techniques" are necessary to protect American citizens, the effectiveness of such techniques has been debated.
Cold-like infections make 'cough receptors' in the airways more sensitive, making asthmatics more prone to bouts of coughing and wheezing, reveal scientists presenting their findings at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin. The work could lead to drugs that reduce virus-induced coughing in those suffering chronic lung diseases.