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High GPA Could Work Against Young Women Job Hunters

Stellar grades in college could hurt – rather than help – women new to the job market, according to a new study that suggests employers place more value on the perceived “likability” of female applicants than on their academic success.
22-Mar-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Medical Expansion Has Improved Health – with One Exception

While Americans debate the rising cost of health care, a new study of 30 countries over 27 years found that medical expansion has improved overall health – with one major exception. Researchers found that increased spending on health care and...
21-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


At First Blush, You Look Happy—or Sad, or Angry

Our faces broadcast our feelings in living color—even when we don’t move a muscle. That’s the conclusion of a groundbreaking study into human expressions of emotion, which found that people are able to correctly identify other people’s...
16-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Much Snow Accumulates in North America Each Year? More Than Scientists Thought

There’s a lot more snow piling up in the mountains of North America than anyone knew, according to a first-of-its-kind study.
13-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

​Some Teachers Don’t Talk to Anyone About Violent Incidents

One in five teachers who were the victims of physical or verbal violence at their schools didn’t report the incidents to school administrators, according to a nationwide study.The results showed that significant minorities of teachers who...
7-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Newly Discovered CRISPR Mechanism May Help Prevent Dangerous Errors

Researchers at The Ohio State University report that they’ve figured out the mechanism by which the CRISPR gene-editing enzyme Cas9 determines where and when to cut DNA strands—a discovery that could help prevent gene-cutting errors.
28-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Why Are Some Mushrooms “Magic?”

Psychedelic mushrooms likely developed their “magical” properties to trip up fungi-munching insects, suggests new research. The work helps explain a biological mystery and could open scientific doors to studies of novel treatments for...
27-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Could Cleaning Up Beaches Make Americans Better Off?

Cleaning up beaches could boost local economies in addition to preserving natural treasures and animal habitats.
26-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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