A new study looks at how well 12 popular trackers, including Fitbit and Jawbone, count your calorie burn
March for Science draws big crowds across U.S.
Thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Art Gallery features amazing photographic exhibit on elephants
“On the Shoulders of Giants,” an exhibition by SUSAN McCONNELL, professor of biology, and starring the largest land-dwelling mammals on Earth, presents an educational journey and call to action through wildlife conservation photography. Now on view at the Stanford Art Gallery, McConnell’s work examines the sweetness of elephants’ social world and confronts the horror of… Read more
How much does it cost to leave the workforce to care for a child?
A lot more than you think.
Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life
Researchers studying the Blue Zones, five regions around the world with lots of centenarians, have come up with this rule: "Drink coffee for breakfast, tea in the afternoon, wine at 5 p.m."
How America's criminal justice system became the country's mental health system
A story of how the criminal justice system neglects, abuses, and sometimes kills people with mental illness.
How to read music
Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated, but once you've gotten the hang of a few simple elements like notes, bars and clefs, you're ready to rock. Tim Hansen hits the instrumental basics you need to read music.
Overcoming Depression: How Psychologists Help With Depressive Disorders
Depression is extreme sadness or despair that lasts more than days and affects people in different ways. Fortunately, depression is highly treatable.
The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities on the Planet
Investment in bicycle infrastructure is a modern and intelligent move. Many cities get this. Many don't.