The number of U.S. women taking maternity leave has not changed in 22 years despite factors that suggest it should be increasing, a new study found. During the same time, the number of fathers taking paternity leave more than tripled.
16-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers here have made a discovery in materials science that sounds like something from the old Saturday morning cartoon Super Friends: They’ve found a way to deactivate “nano twins” to improve the high-temperature properties of...
17-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
When anthropologists of the future find our fossilized teeth, what will they be able to conclude about our lives?Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg has an idea.
9-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Diners waste far less food when they’re schooled on the harm their leftovers can inflict on the environment. But if they know the food is going to be composted instead of dumped in a landfill, the educational benefit disappears.
3-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The same researchers who pioneered the use of a quantum mechanical effect to convert heat into electricity have figured out how to make their technique work in a form more suitable to industry.
22-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Most salamanders are homebodies when it comes to mating. But some of the beasts hit the road, traversing miles of rugged terrain unfit for an amphibian in pursuit of a partner from a far-away wetland. (With video of a salamander on a treadmill.)
16-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
A new study of U.S. adolescents provides some of the best evidence to date of how violence spreads like a contagious disease. Researchers found that adolescents were up to 183 percent more likely to carry out some acts of violence if one of their...
14-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Consumers believe healthy food must be more expensive than cheap eats and that higher-priced food is healthier – even when there is no supporting evidence, according to new research.
19-Dec-2016 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
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Why Probe Jupiter? "Ask a Spaceman!" Astronomer/Popular Science Podcaster Comments on NASA Juno Probe's July 4 Arrival at Jupiter
1-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT
Ohio State's Micah Berman, Expert on E-Cigarette Regulation, Available to Talk About the FDA's New Oversight.
5-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT
What Are Gravitational Waves? "Ask a Spaceman!" Astronomer/Popular Science Podcaster Available to Comment on LIGO
10-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST