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Japan has been struggling for years to undo its aging problem. But over the past decade, the birth rate has been rising steadily, while in the US, it's been falling precipitously, as more people opt out of parenting. Childcare could play a key role.
After 5,300 years, the last meal of an ancient Iceman has been revealed — and it was a high-fat, meaty feast
Otzi, the 5,300 year old iceman ate a high-fat, meat-lover's diet. But he wasn't 'Paleo,' and he also ate some toxic ferns and wheat. Scientists are analyzing his stomach contents using DNA analyses, and they're finding out that he wasn't in perfect health.
Falling in love leads to a variety of physical and mental changes that have been observed in scientific research. Being in love can reduce stress, relieve pain, and make you happier.
The rescued Thai boys want spicy chicken and barbecued pork, but foods are being reintroduced carefully — here’s how that works
The Thai soccer team is out of the cave and recovering. But doctors have to feed them carefully because re-introducing food to people who've been starving for weeks can be deadly.
A new documentary chronicles the lives of triplets separated at birth in a controversial study — here’s how scientists continue to use twi...
A new documentary, "Three Identical Strangers," follows triplets involved in a secret experiment of nature versus nurture. Here's a look at the history of twin studies and why scientists are fascinated with them.
Even with these abilities, they still had to rely on their parents to carry them.
Here are 13 species at risk of extinction, including some that you probably didn’t even know existed.
We’re learning more about how social isolation damages your brain and body — here are the biggest effects
Social isolation can make people more likely to die or be hospitalized. Scientists are even zeroing in on a few ways it might change a person's brain. Here's what we know so far.
Outgoing Starbucks executive chairman Howard Schultz is worried about the future of your morning coffee ritual. As the Earth warms and weather systems get erratic, farmers that grow coffee around the planet’s midsection are already feeling pressure.
Kissing is great, because our lips are packed full of receptor cells, and it might be able to help us out with finding the right parter. But it's also disgusting.