Extinction Rebellion: disruption and arrests can bring social change

Extinction Rebellion burst onto everybody’s screens with disruptions and mass arrests across the UK and around…

Empathy often avoided because of mental effort

Even when feeling empathy for others isn’t financially costly or emotionally draining, people will still avoid…

Those home-delivered meal kits are greener than you thought

Meal kit services, which deliver a box of pre-portioned ingredients and a chef-selected recipe to your…

Study suggests overdiagnosis of schizophrenia

In a small study of patients, researchers report that about half the people referred to the…

Smart cities: The promises and failures of utopian technological planning

Technology and innovation transform the ways that we interact with governments, purchase products and manage our…

USC prof devises 'smart' building materials that move themselves with no motor

As a licensed architect concerned about the environment, Doris Sung became fed up catering to clients…

Study: Paternity leave for disadvantaged father results in strong family relationships

Enabling disadvantaged fathers to take time off from work via paternity leave may help these men…

Slow charge generation plays big role in model material for solar cells

Next-generation devices based on molecular materials have the potential to efficiently use sunlight to produce electricity…

New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition

Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory,…

Group decisions: When more information isn't necessarily better

Modular — or cliquey — group structure isolates the flow of communication between individuals, which might…