More newborns suffer from drug withdrawal in counties experiencing shortages of mental health care providers and higher rates of unemployment.
The 10 research roundups our readers visited most often in 2018 focus on topics ranging from fake news and school uniforms to the Supreme Court and Olympic games.
Employees who work in hot conditions are not as productive and can suffer from kidney injury, dehydration and other health problems, according to a new review.
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A survey of 1,300 adults living in rural America finds they are preoccupied by economic issues and the ongoing opioid epidemic.
As the #MeToo movement has grown, one question continues to surface: Why would someone who experienced sexual assault wait years to come forward? Research shows the answer is complicated.
Ten academic studies were chosen from about 9,000 nominations to win a 2018 Ig Nobel Prize, a parody of the Nobel Prize. The studies featured topics such as smelling flies in wine and using voodoo dolls to deal with abusive bosses.
Low-wage employers in Washington DC discriminate against applicants with longer commutes and, to a lesser extent, those with stereotypically “black” names, according to a forthcoming study.
We spotlight research on working moms. Overall, the research suggests maternal employment has little impact on kid's behavior and academic achievement over the short term and may have long-term benefits.
In-depth interviews with dozens of female journalists from across the globe reveal that women in news face various forms of online harassment, from sexist remarks to threats of rape, a study finds.