The Labour Economics study suggests two potential reasons for the increase: corruption and increased capacity.
The survey, performed by Morning Consult and commissioned by Amazon, found a majority of those job seekers want to move into new industries to stay relevant.
The images were published in the New England Journal of Medicine and show how prolific coronavirus can become in a mere four days.
The CDC's latest youth risk survey houses some scary numbers but shows that evidence-based sex education is working.
Pandemic rumors and information overload make separating fact from fancy difficult, putting people's health and lives at risk.
Parental anxieties stem from the complex relationship between technology, child development, and the internet's trove of unseemly content.
Stone stackers enjoy the practice as a peaceful challenge, but scientists warn that moving small stones has mountainous consequences.
The Silicon Valley titan has promised scholarships for its tech-focused certificate courses alongside $10 million in job training grants.
Chronic irregular sleep in children was associated with psychotic experiences in adolescence, according to a recent study out of the University of Birmingham's School of Psychology.
Data from LinkedIn suggests soft skills will be the most in-demand as the economy begins to rebuild and 2020 grads look for work.
A new study may help us better understand how children build social cognition through caregiver interaction.
A recent survey also found that political messaging from the pulpit increased the likelihood of believing presidents to be ordained by God.
The study provides initial evidence that open, strong postures can improve children's mood and self-esteem.
Despite being raised in a screen-lit world, today's children make and maintain friendships as well as past generations.
Men take longer to clear COVID-19 from their systems; a male-only coronavirus repository may be why.
The smart toilet can analyze urine and stool samples for disease markers and can even recognize an individual user's "analprint".
Ad Fontes Media wants to educate readers on where to find reliable sources of news and lessen the heat from the political flame wars.
The National Institutes of Health hopes synthetic biology can engineer vaccines that outperform nature.
The Hollywood blockbuster may have been right, if only 3.2 billion years off the mark.
Preventable deaths for all five leading mortality causes are "consistently higher" in rural communities.
The job market of tomorrow will require people to develop their technical capacity in tandem with human-only skills.
The dominatrix profession demands a mastery of human psychology and the ability to command life's many challenges.
Charity and volunteering not only benefit the recipient but help you become happier and healthier in the new year.
A new study finds that societies use the same acoustic features for the same types of songs, suggesting universal cognitive mechanisms underpinning world music.
Millennial income did not recover from the Great Recession like older generations', a disparity that can have dire consequences for future generations.
Cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker reminds us that innuendo and euphemism yield better quid pro quo results than an "or else" ultimatum.
Cognitive psychologist Donald Hoffman hypothesizes we evolved to experience a collective delusion — not objective reality.
The Evergreen National Education Prize offers monetary and promotional support to organizations helping low-income youths access education.
Andrew Yang argues that the Alaska Permanent Fund shows the path to implementing a nationwide universal basic income.
New research suggests that a healthy supply of locally-sourced beer helped maintain the unity of the widespread Wari civilization for about 500 years.
New experiments look to the interplay between neutrons and magnetic fields to observe our universal reflection.
New Zealand's recent budget policy puts the health and well-being of its citizens over economic growth.
Researchers hope the technology will further our understanding of the brain, but lawmakers may not be ready for the ethical challenges.
Polls show that more Americans today define socialism as an ideology of "equality" than one espousing government control of the economy.
Finland's educational system was driven by a culture that supports a strong social contract, one the United States currently lacks.
Researchers find that toddlers verbalize and interact more with their parents when reading sessions feature print books, not tablets.
The Oedipal complex, repressed memories, penis envy? Sigmund Freud's ideas are far-reaching, but few have withstood the onslaught of empirical evidence.
Finland's recent decline in international test scores has led many to question whether its education system is truly the best.
Kevin Dickinson has been an independent writing consultant since 2011. During that time, he's worked as an educator, editor, journalist, and researcher, and written on subjects ranging from religion to Dr. Seuss, film history to Mars' surplus of iron oxide.