The science of superstition – and why people believe in the unbelievable

Black cats, 13, lucky charms — why do so many people fall for them?

The lesser-known causes of food poisoning that may ruin dessert for you

Be careful with ice cream and watermelon this summer.

When organ donation meets religion

Let’s talk about nasty things that save lives.

On the many mysteries of yawning

What’s behind a yawn, why does it occur?

How Medical Apps Change the Healthcare Ecosystem

Mobile devices are disrupting each and every industry in the world, and healthcare is no exception.

Why being left-handed could be important for mental health treatment

Commonly administered mental health treatments might be ineffective, or even detrimental, to almost half of the population, a new study concludes. Righties don’t usually think about it, but for a left-handed person, life can sometimes be a little strange. From using scissors to writing in a big-ring notebook bender, life is full of nuisances for lefties. Even writing with a

Why football teams who sing their national anthem with passion are more likely to win

As the World Cup in Russia is kicking off, it’s time to look at what passion can do for your soccer team.

Microhabitat management may be the key to happy, neighborly bears

How to live harmoniously — the bear version.

EPA staff say the Trump administration is changing their mission from protecting human health and the environment to protecting industry

The textbook definition of regulatory capture.

How Much To Feed Your Dog?

Useful info for our best friends.

South African fossils cast doubt over tropical origin of our four-legged aquatic ancestors

It’s one of the greatest evolutionary stories involving our own distant ancestry.

Why you shouldn’t kill your spiders at home — according to scientists

I know it’s a long shot, but hear me out.

Understanding the Pros and Cons of DNA Testing

What you need to know before testing your DNA.

What You Really Need to Know About Stress and Heart Health

The relationship between the two is often misinterpreted.

How Buildings of the Future Will Conserve Water

As things evolve, so will the future of water conservation.

What Causes Addicts to Relapse?

Addiction is a topic that is shrouded in confusion and has miffed health professionals for decades.

How to Become an Amateur Scientist (and Why You Should)

You don’t need a Ph.D. to be a scientist, nor do you need a lab coat and goggles.

The Science of Manufacturing Supplements

Take a dive into the world of manufacturing supplements.

5 Fitness and Health Myths Busted by Science

Simple tips for a healthy life.

Thinking outside the ‘Box’: New Invention turns urine compound into nitrogen and hydrogen gas

It’s certainly an idea worth considering.