When 82-year-old Masako Wakamiya first began working she still used an abacus for maths—today she is one of the world's oldest iPhone app developers, a trailblazer in making smartphones accessible for the elderly.
A study of more than 2,500 people provides new evidence about the effects of luminance on the quality and consistency of our financial decision-making.
Governments across Europe could be doing more to develop transport policies that ensure those over the age of 65 remain active and mobile, according to a new study led by the University of Plymouth.
New insights into the lifeways - and death rites - of the ancient people of Ireland are being provided through funerary studies led by a researcher at the Department of Anatomy at New Zealand's University of Otago.
Have you ever wondered who collects the clothes you stuff into that donation drop box in your neighborhood? Chances are, you assumed it was a nonprofit, but that box actually may instead belong to a for-profit social venture. ...
According to a new study from the University of Vaasa, Finland, creative people want a transformational leader, especially one who uses motivation and intellectual stimulation. Other dimensions of transformational leadership ...
Booty, booby and nitwit are officially some of the funniest words in the English language, according to new peer-reviewed research by the University of Warwick.
At least 10 people were hurt, two of them seriously, when a violent thunderstorm struck Istanbul on Thursday, bombarding the city with hailstones the size of golfballs, local media said.
Central America's largest remaining forests are disappearing at a precipitous rate due to illegal cattle ranching, oil palm plantations, and other human-related activities, all of which are putting local communities and the ...
Visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk and Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg were trading jabs on social media over artificial intelligence this week in a debate that has turned personal between the two technology luminaries.