A new study suggests a link between certain facial features and the severity of the punishment a judge assigns to felony crime.
Worship, by reducing stress, may be the secret to longer and healthier lives.
An estimated 603.7 million adults and 107.7 million children worldwide were obese in 2015, according to new estimates published in
The New England Journal of Medicine. China and the U.S. had the highest number of obese adults.
A new study suggests young women who are not heterosexual are at a greater risk of accidental pregnancy, partly because they are less likely than straight women to use contraceptives.
Joining fraternities and sororities distracts college students from their coursework. A new study suggests students' grades may suffer and they select easier classes to accommodate Greek activities.
African Americans in the South are more supportive of “American values” and the U.S. political system than black people living outside the South, a new study finds.
Millions of fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those behind in child support see their kids less often, work fewer weeks a year and are more likely to have kids with multiple partners.
A study in the
American Journal of Criminal Justice looks at where registered sex offenders live 15 years after arrest.
Researchers from the Vienna Institute of Demography study the relationship between childlessness and educational attainment among women from 13 European countries.
Research in the
American Journal of Political Science suggests a higher turnout among minorities in voting districts where minorities make up most of the voting-age population.