Despite the sky-high salaries of Major League baseball players, the 6,000 non-union athletes who play in the minors are often paid less than minimum wage with no overtime. Some make as little as $6,500 over the entire season.
Some health advocates believe the public would eat healthier if they were informed just how much they'd have to exercise to work off a bowl of sugary cereal or a liter of cola.
A $1.5 million grant will allow researchers from a consortium of different schools develop body-degradable implants that can be calibrated to dissolve after a predetermined amount of time.
Much is often said about America's growing racial diversity and its effect on the future of politics. Perhaps not enough is being said about the country's rapidly aging population.
Workplace survival during a leadership change is an exercise in Social Darwinism (and sometimes involves more bootlicking than we'd like to admit).
Under most circumstances, the bones and cells protecting our brain are a blessing. But when it comes to delivering vital medicine to patients with disorders such as Alzheimer's, scientists have turned to creative solutions to infiltrate the brain's defenses.
If our present scientific achievements pale in comparison to the grand gestures of putting a man on the moon and building nuclear weapons, it may be that our capacity to tell imaginative narratives is suffering.
An international survey of school teachers has found that the vast majority believe in myths about the brain and wrongly adapt their lessons to accommodate these myths.
In most respects, neurology's attack on free will seems to have won the day, not the least reason being that randomness is a far cry from making free and intentioned decisions.
The nation's highest-profile technology companies are creating some unusual policies in order to encourage women to keep working through the peak of their childbearing years.
Having a much more interesting time with life than your peers is a recipe for social isolation, according to a report published in Psychological Science.
Decades of neuroscientific research may be culminating in treatment to help those with short attention spans overcome their lack of focus.
An Army Captain advocates for a rethinking of the way the U.S. military trains and promotes its leaders. He vouches for flexible planning, adaptive learning, and a stronger meritocracy.
Where college application season often means reaching for the stars, it's also important to maintain perspective about your financial limitations.