Filled pauses direct toddlers' attention to new words
Losing weight or quitting smoking might just be a small bonus away
Earlier bedtimes set by parents protect against depression
The ability to manipulate our dream worlds goes beyond the science fiction plot of the movie Inception. A dream expert from Harvard University explains how it works
Childhood photos reveal happiness levels later in married life
Also: ending nerve damage from needles, "caveman" connection to humans, electromagnetic chatter, and laser beams that curve
Physicist Stephen Hawking remained hospitalized today, a day after he was admitted with undisclosed symptoms.
Hawking, 67, has suffered from the neuro-degenerative disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, for more than 45 years and is mostly paralyzed.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today released draft guidelines that permit federal funding for research on stem cells from human embryos set to be discarded by fertility clinics.
A subsidy program intended to drive down the cost of lifesaving malaria drugs called artemisinin-based combination therapies—now considered the most effective treatment against the parasitic disease—was unveiled today in Norway.
Children born to women who took the epilepsy drug Depakote while pregnant had lower IQ scores than those whose moms took three other antiseizure meds, research published this week shows.