Levels of stress and anxiety are on the rise among students. Juliet Rix has tips to control the panic and thrive academically Olivia admits she’s always been a worrier – but when she started university,
Sometimes we're so accustomed to seeing ourselves as one thing, that what's on the other side feels too uncomfortable. The comfort zone may feel like quicksand, but it feels soft, pillowy and safe too.
Scientists say new evidence supports a 26-million-year cycle linking comet showers and global die-offs. One thing we know for sure is that conditions on Earth were, shall we say, unpleasant for the dinosaurs
Science & InnovationLaelaps If there’s one conference I can’t bear to miss, it’s the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting. Especially because there’s always at least one image presented during
Humans created a new top predator that's taking over the Northeast — and that's just one example of the evolution we're
Evolution, it turns out, isn't the long, invisible process we once thought. Instead, it's happening all around us, all the time, and we are its primary drivers. Numbers of the coywolf, a new hybrid of
Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy. UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb
From the right-hand side, Dr H. E. Schaef's chicken looked like any normal cockerel, with a bright red comb and a wattle. But from the left you would think it was a hen: its body was slighter and had markings.
Evolutionary history suggests they evolved from ancient cells Influenza, SARS, Ebola, HIV, the common cold. All of us are quite familiar with these names. They are viruses—a little bit of genetic material
On September 10, scientists announced the truly remarkable discovery of thousands of bones belonging to a previously unknown species of human ancestor. They gave the new species the name Homo naledi, the
A new review of studies finds that LSD, psilocybin and MDMA hold potential for treating mental illness. Is American medicine on the brink of a psychedelic revolution? It's seeming more and more likely.
The first instalment of our new psychology column looks at how mental manipulation can be backed by good intentions – but when used with stealth, it is deceitful and wrong A couple of decades ago, a class
But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's