New research combines what we know about the mental health benefits of walking with avoiding family dysfunction and saving our minds from technological distraction.
Research suggests that people, especially young individuals, see a reduction in stress levels through doing art therapy. And being a good artist isn't a qualification.
For years we've wondered if educational programs are the reason for the disparity between women and men in engineering, but what if there's another reason?
American commuters have different habits and spend a different portion of their income on car commuting than their counterparts in other developed nations.
STEM employers say they are looking for more qualified applicants than they can find, but teens are growing less and less interested in science. What if the way we teach science is the issue?
With threats like climate change looming ever larger, humans might have to go back to the roots to find solutions.
Poaching of African elephants has been a huge problem for decades, and the U.S. just took a major step toward addressing the issue.
Racial bias has been around forever it seems, but it can show up in ugly ways on apps like Airbnb and Nextdoor. Here's what they're planning to do about it.
When it comes to finding meaning in the workplace, bosses can't do much for you. But individual reflection can help.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced new proposed rules to protect individuals from predatory lending services. And Google's taking part as well.
For the first time in 130 years, more young adults are living with their parents than with a spouse. Find out why that is and what it could mean for the economy.
The world's favorite 140-character engine has some new changes coming that will hopefully draw in a whole new pool of users.
The Parkmerced housing development in San Francisco will be offering credit for either Uber or public transportation for residents who promise not to have a car on the premises.
The Food for Thought app from the University of Illinois teaches students about climate change through the lens of eating healthy.
Many were afraid of California's Public Safety Realignment policy, but research shows that reductions in the prison population haven't increased crime. Here's how perceptions play a big role in what we think about criminal justice.
Venture capitalists 1776 and other partners have created a ranking of the top 25 cities that are ready for the digital economy. Some are straightforward, while others are surprising.
Researchers like Dr. Nadine Burke Harris have recognized the negative impacts that adverse childhood experiences can have on health. But now we understand more about the resiliency factors as well.
Roam is one of a new subset of companies aimed at cultivating the coworking and coliving movements. Only now the horizon is abroad.
A program called Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education helps teachers deal with stress. It also helps them better handle everyday situations in the classroom.
Broad Minded Affective Coping technique is one of many tools for coping with low mood. Affirmations and mindfulness help too.
With a new lobby, driverless cars could gain some legitimacy and legislation for the road. The question is whether they are good for the environment or not.
At some point, our antibiotics are going to stop working. Are drug-resistant bacteria winning?
It's time to address the gorilla in the room, and the high percentage of his income he's spending to rent it.
Women's entrepreneurship is a big key to solving global poverty. How can we make it easier for women to start their own businesses?
It's been 60 years since Rosa Parks stood up for equality on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus. What would she have to say today?
New research suggests that converting all of our energy to renewable energy might actually be possible by 2050.
Conversations about police brutality and stereotyping are incomplete without a look at the racial wealth gap.
Google has a new tool out to help you compare mortgages. Will it be setting trends for a new market in the upcoming years?
Syrian refugees and others are in crisis, but to approach the problem with temporary solutions won't get us very far.
Research now says that we all react differently to the same foods. Maybe grabbing that cookie isn't as bad as we thought it was.
Climate change will hurt farmers, although not all equally. American farmers won't have it nearly as bad as African ones.