Many people feel anxious in crowds. But not so for prairie voles.
The world's first watches ran on springs and could run hours behind. The newest watches will measure heart rate and even ask how you're feeling.
Using digital technologies does not directly cause stress, but social media can increase awareness of problems facing friends and family, and this stress is "contagious," researchers said Thursday.
Researchers studying banded mongooses in Uganda have discovered that pups born to females that experienced elevated stress hormones during the later stages of pregnancy are much less likely to survive their first month.
Biologists at UC San Diego have solved a long-standing mystery concerning the way plants reduce the numbers of their breathing pores in response to rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.
Michael Lewis' 2003 book "Moneyball"—and the 2011 film adaptation—detailed how the Oakland Athletics used analytics, primarily derived from players' on-base percentages, to assemble a competitive team despite financial ...
Using mobile phones for research is not new. However, interpreting the data collected from volunteers' own smart phones—which has the potential to emulate randomised trials—can advance research into human behaviour. In ...
Associate Professor Bogdan Enescu, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, collaborated with colleagues at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), to show that the stress ...
Stress in young birds makes them leave home early and occupy more central social network positions later in life, according to the latest research published today by scientists at the Universities of St Andrews and Oxford.
Researchers studying banded mongooses in Uganda have discovered that those who work hard to care for pups may be less likely to invest in future offspring in the same way due to elevated stress hormones.