Declining loneliness among American teenagers

There has been a growing concern that modern society is increasingly lonely. In 2006, a New York Times article “The Lonely American Just Got a Bit Lonelier” highlighted research that […]


Trouble with your boss? Own it.

Don’t get along with your boss? Your job performance may actually improve if the two of you can come to grips with the poor relationship. A new study led by […]


New 2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics

MIT team provides theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties. Researchers at MIT say they have carried out a theoretical analysis showing that a family of two-dimensional materials […]


Running really can keep you young

If you are an active senior who wants to stay younger, keep on running. A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior […]


Hookah Smoke Doubles Benzene Uptake

Many believe hookah is a safe alternative to smoking; this study suggests otherwise. Hookah smokers, as well as nonsmokers exposed to hookah smoke at social events in hookah lounges, showed […]


How our brains and bodies change as we fall asleep

Combining behavioral and physiologic measures depicts gradual process, may help diagnose sleep disorders Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a system to accurately track the dynamic process of falling […]