How do you boil water? Eschewing the traditional kettle and flame, MIT engineers have invented a bubble-wrapped, sponge-like device that soaks up natural sunlight and heats water to boiling temperatures, generating steam ...
Children might find it particularly difficult to escape poverty if they live someplace where government-assisted housing is segregated across neighborhoods.
Flexitime and having autonomy over working hours - known as schedule control - impacts differently on men and women and may increase the gender pay gap.
If you want to predict which political party someone will support, take note of the person's height.
How would you feel if, by living with your partner, you lost your financial independence and were obliged to ask him (or her) for money? What if you had children but your partner was not your children's father? This was the ...
Rising income inequality, and the resulting scarcity of certain types of jobs, is a key reason young Americans are having babies before getting married.
America has been talking about racial segregation and its effects for decades. Now another kind of separation is grinding away at America's neighborhoods: income segregation, where people are separated by their wealth, or ...
A new project will use global ocean models to identify the most effective way for low income countries, such as Madagascar, to adapt to climate change.
The Swiss on Sunday flatly rejected a radical proposal to provide the entire population with a basic income.
Would you accept about $2,500 from your government every month, no questions asked?