Survival experts discuss what the Thai soccer team that was trapped in a cave did right to get through the two weeks before they were rescued.
In 2011, researchers conducted a study to find out why people often gain weight after moving to the United States. They found that immigrants often choose unhealthy foods because they want to fit in to American culture.
Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Read to learn about 14-year-old Taylor Rosenthal, whose idea to create a vending machine to sell first aid supplies has made him a successful young entrepreneur.
Read through all four tabs for information on being prepared, responding during, and recovering after a landslide.
Infants are afraid of strangers, but what about heights? When do people start to have fear of heights?
In her research, psychology professor Gabriele Oettingen has found that overly-positive thinking actually disincentives people from achieving their goals. She suggests pairing positive thinking with visualizations of obstacles that stand in the way.
Doctors looking into the connection between the brain and the heart have found that stressful events can cause a change in hormones that injures the heart.
Most people tend to categorize the risk-taking behaviors of teenagers as a bad thing, but new research from Harvard University shows that brain development at that age can be beneficial for learning.
Champion runner Kayla Montgomery refuses to let Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis halt her running career. Read about her here.
Most people have seen or ridden a roller-coaster, and either fear riding one or like the ride. So you think you know how a roller coaster works? Compare what you know with what this article tells you.
With any infectious disease, contact tracing helps prevent contagion by uncovering the interactions that tie us all together.
An effective vaccine is a crucial element in the return to normalcy following the outbreak of COVID-19. But how far should researchers go in the effort to speed up development?
During a pandemic, simply going to work is a big risk for medical professionals. Read one doctor’s story.
A global pandemic shines a light on how different nations respond to a crisis. Read about why some countries have had better results than others.
At the turn of the 20th century, fear of a viral epidemic gripped the nation. Learn about yellow fever and how it spread.
Many previously deadly diseases have been reined in by vaccines that we now take for granted. But the development of a vaccine can take a year or more.
In the uncertainty surrounding the global coronavirus pandemic, many people feel worried or anxious. Here are some tips for managing fear.
Have you ever heard of an adrenaline rush? This article by Josh Clark describes how a rush of adrenaline, brought on by a fearful situation, can give someone “superhuman” strength.
The United States and South Korea reported their first confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the 2020 novel coronavirus, on the same day. Cases in the U.S. have skyrocketed. How did South Korea deal so effectively with this disaster?
Explore how the most likely scenarios surrounding the global outbreak of COVID-19 might play out.