Standing rather than sitting burns, on average, an additional 0.15 calories per minute.
New research suggests even mild head injuries pose a risk for the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease.
Grocery stores raise prices to offset hikes in the minimum wage, a new study suggests. Poor households are impacted most.
Google’s “Street View” photographs can be used to predict if a town will vote Democrat or Republican. They can also be used to estimate a neighborhood's racial fabric.
Industrial espionage may call to mind men in trench coats and fedoras. These days, the spies are often hackers, but the handsome rewards still come with a cost.
Author Michael Pollan discussed the Farm Bill’s far-reaching impact on the U.S. food system and the environment, how journalists can better cover food policy, and more during a visit to Harvard's Shorenstein Center.
This roundup compiles scholarship on sexual harassment and assault, with an eye to demographic trends and health effects.
The state of the economy when someone leaves school can impact whether he finds a job or starts a life of crime, a new paper finds.
Restaurant owners benefited the most from a sales tax cut in France, pocketing around 41 percent of the savings.
Workers in windowless offices are less happy, less healthy and more stressed than their colleagues with steady sources of daylight, an extensive body of research says.