A new study suggests that paying teachers based on student test scores may hurt student performance in some subject areas. The issue: Historically, public school teacher salaries have been based largely on years of experience
A review of 185 papers finds male fertility in developed countries has fallen over 50 percent in less than 40 years, with significant public health implications.
Hispanics born in the United States often marry non-Hispanics, new research suggests. Meanwhile, the vast majority of Hispanics who immigrate do not intermarry.
Some immigrant groups in the U.S. seem to be more successful than others. A new paper looks at how country of origin correlates with measures of personal success.
A $1 increase in the minimum wage is associated with a 2 percent drop in the teen birth rate, suggests a new study in the American Journal of Public Health.
Kids with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to develop drug problems, but standard treatments may reduce the risk, a new paper finds.
A new paper examines “victimization by proxy” and finds European-born Muslims more likely than their immigrant parents to endorse radical ideology or violence.
Lyme disease is spreading as the warming climate helps bloodthirsty ticks thrive.
Teenagers from affluent suburban homes are more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs than the national average. Parental attentiveness is key to prevention, a new paper finds.
Climate change is causing wildfires to consume ever-larger swaths of forest, scientists say, breaking records and blanketing many states in dangerous smoke.