No such thing as too much exercise, study finds. It found that any level...

Too much of a good thing can be definitely bad for us.

People who commute through natural environments report better mental health, finds a new study...

According to a new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health -a centre supported by the "La Caixa" Foundation-, people who commute through natural environments report better mental health.

Water-spitting fish can identify and remember human faces

In a recent study, archerfish proved they could identify human faces by squirting a stream of water at the correct image on a screen.

Instead of ‘finding your passion,’ try developing it, Stanford scholars say. The belief that...

The adage so commonly advised by graduation speakers might undermine how interests actually develop, according to Stanford researchers in an upcoming paper for Psychological Science.

Bogus homeopathy data published in top journal sparks outcry, facepalms

Editors at a respected scientific journal are reconsidering their decision to publish a study, which claims that a homeopathic dilution of poison oak can reduce pain in rats, after online critics pointed out that the study is rife with bogus, sloppy, and low-quality data.

Chemists find a recipe that may have jump-started life on Earth

ATLANTA-In the molecular dance that gave birth to life on Earth, RNA appears to be a central player.

America’s Private Space Revolution Left Europe in the Dust

"U.S. commercial actors are seen as the 3rd pillar of the U.S. national space enterprise strategy and fully participate as such in the comprehensive approach to U.S. space dominance," reads the ASD-Eurospace report.

Team of researchers develop functioning human neural systems in 3D stem cells

With the ability to populate a 3-D matrix of silk protein and collagen with cells from patients with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and other conditions, the tissue models allow for the exploration of cell interactions, disease progression and response to treatment.

Titanium tetrachloride and ammonia solution

So what's going on here?

Proof of quantum computer advantage

Because of its simple structure, the new quantum circuit is a candidate for a near-term experimental realization of quantum algorithms.

Gender-equality paradox finds countries which promote gender equality tend to have less gender balance...

The researchers compared these results to GDP for the 76 countries and also to a measure of gender equality that took into account things like international rankings and how long women have had the vote in each country.

Stephen Hawking: Humans need to leave Earth or risk being annihilated by nuclear war...

Stephen Hawking: Humans need to leave Earth or be annihilated - Business Insider AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel Stephen Hawking believed humans need to leave the Earth in order to avoid annihilation.

Cheering up a photo-switchable dye

What is this solution? Where can I buy it? Does the black part fade with time, or just dissipate?

Scientists have successfully connected the brains of three people and enabled them to share...

A group of scientists has successfully connected the brains of 3 individuals.

Selfish people have fewer children and earn less money, suggests a new study. The...

What happens to those who behave unselfishly and make sacrifices for the sake of others? According to an interdisciplinary study by researchers from Stockholm University, the Institute for Futures Studies and the University of South Carolina, unselfish people tend both to have more children and to receive higher salaries, in comparison to more selfish people.

What Would Happen If Everyone Truly Believed Everything Is One?

Despite the prevalence of this belief, there has been a lack of a well validated measure in psychology that captures this belief.

New research reveals an unexpected benefit of large-scale offshore wind farms: the ability to...

With the United States being pummeled over the last couple of years with several high-category, high-damage hurricanes, the University of Delaware's Cristina Archer recently published a paper that discovered an unexpected benefit of large-scale offshore wind farms: they lessen the precipitation caused by these devastating storms.

Scientists say they have found a way to make self-lubricating latex condoms that become...

The researchers say more tests are needed to compare how well the self-lubricating condom performs against other brands of condoms in real-life settings.

The brain doesn’t care about being perfect – The psychology of perfectionism makes you...

Perfectionism = reduced valued experiences = lack of personal meaning = increased self-doubt and worry = uncertainty of behaviors/decisions = lack of productivity = perceived failure.

A study has found that greater compassion for other human beings scaled with the...

According to a series of new studies on the belief in oneness by Kate Diebels and Mark Leary, psychologists at Duke University, the basic way we understand the universe, and our place in it, goes a long way in determining how we relate to other people.