Nudging people toward better behavior through policy can be effective, but can face resistance if people feel their autonomy is threatened.
In an increasingly digital world, we don't always consider where on earth the information we find online comes from.
Cellphone and Wi-Fi coverage is now being provided for commuters at each of New York City's many underground subway stations, one year ahead of schedule.
No matter how big the issue—national security, health care, gun rights—it's been nearly impossible for Washington lawmakers to find common ground given the deep rancor and partisan division among them. But fixing the ...
New York City has announced a new mobile payment system for parking on the streets.
Most popular audiences today recognize the 1960s Sexual Revolution, but historians consider the early 1900s as the first American sexual revolution that created the groundwork for future social change.
New research examines how vertebrate species in the eastern United States ranging from snakes to mammals to birds responded to climate change over the last 500,000 years. The study, recently published in the journal Ecology ...
Thomas Edison's door key to the 19th century lab in New Jersey where he invented the phonograph goes up for auction this weekend, along with lightbulbs he perfected.
Microbes have long been an invaluable source of new drugs. And to find more, we may have to look no further than the ground beneath our feet.