Targeted cognitive training improves symptoms in patients with severe schizophrenia

“Our results suggest that chronically ill, highly disabled patients can benefit from TCT,” said the authors. “That contradicts current assumptions.”

Could these fossils be the much-sought “missing link”?

The fortuitous discovery of the fossils involved a motivated researcher, a dog, and a 9-year-old boy.

Scientists use nano-ink to 3D print color-changing cup

Talk about a surprising change!

If you think cats are antisocial, it’s probably you, new study concludes

It’s probably your fault — of course.

We can eradicate malaria — but we need to use new tricks

Improvise, adapt, eliminate.

The North Sea could become the UK’s largest battery — one that lasts for the whole winter

It would be green, too!

Vaccine hesitancy among the top 10 global health threats

Real doctors and healthcare professionals support vaccines to stave off potentially deadly infections.

New research shows air pollution sours our mood and makes us unhappy

The study was performed on Chinese cities — but the air pollution problem is very much a global one.

Greenland’s ice sheet is melting at an accelerated rate — it’s four times faster than in 2003

This also implies an acceleration in sea level rise.

Facebook and Twitter put your privacy at risk — even when you don’t use them

A new study casts new light on how social networks can gather information about you — even if you don’t have an account.

Paleontologists discovered a new species of ancient shark — and it was so, so tiny

“[Its] teeth are the size of a sand grain. Without a microscope you’d just throw them away,” says one of its discoverers.

Leading economists urgently call for a tax on carbon

The world’s leading economists are saying we should tax carbon. The politicians say we shouldn’t.

Scientists find hidden blood vessels inside bone

The findings might lead to new treatments for bone inflammation and tissue injuries.

Perturbations in Saturn’s rings reveal how long a day is on the gas giant

Can I have weekdays in Saturn-days and weekends in Earth-days?

Hookah smoking is becoming more popular, despite health concerns

It’s alluring, interesting — and unhealthy.

More companies are giving employees food — but it’s often unhealthy

Employers should be more aware of what food they bring to the workplace.

Happiness exercises could help those recovering from substance abuse

I’m not recovering from anything and I still need these exercises in my life.

Why are there mammals that lay eggs?

Nature always finds a way.

Scientists come up with most accurate age of Saturn’s rings yet

If dinosaurs had telescopes, they might have seen a lonely Saturn, without rings.

The worst of multiple sclerosis can be avoided or delayed with early treatment

The study is the first to provide evidence that currently-available treatments can delay the progress of MS.