How does visitation help or hurt people who are in prison?
A new study finds that small differences in institutional prestige have an enormous impact on the likelihood that a person who graduates with a doctoral degree will land a coveted faculty job.
College women who have been sexually victimized not only fear their attackers—or those similar to them—but often have trouble trusting anyone after being assaulted. But religion can help them cope and overcome the emotional ...
While you might think a person shaking her phone or tablet from side to side is having issues with the device, she might actually be playing a game that has her mimicking a steering wheel motion as part of a language lesson.
More than a third of American clergy members are obese, with stress, longer hours, being underpaid and lack of self-care among the reasons, according to a Baylor University study. But the pastoral profession has some built-in ...
Thane Wibbels, Ph.D., professor of biology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences, used to go out in the wild to catch turtles.
New Year's resolution-makers should beware of skewed perceptions. People tend to believe good behaviors are more beneficial in reaching goals than bad behaviors are in obstructing goals, according to a University of Colorado ...
The American Museum of Natural History has announced plans to build an addition to house a new science and education center.
A doctoral student in materials science at Technische Universitat Darmstadt is making multifunctional nanotubes of gold—with the help of vitamin C and other harmless substances.
A team led by Florida State University researchers has identified DNA elements in maize that could affect the expression of hundreds or thousands of genes.