Scientists think they have found the reason some people are left-handed — and it has nothing to do with the brain
• Monday, August 13 is International Lefthanders Day.• About 10% of the population is left-handed.• There have been several theories over the years about why some people favor their left hand.• A study
Elon Musk shows that the biggest risk you can take in life and business is not taking a risk. Throughout history we tend to remember bold thinkers. Try changing the world while being un-bold. Elon Musk
A couple hours after sunset, everyone is donning a wetsuit. In minutes, 15 to 20 dark figures are standing in a graveyard on the west coast of Guam. But they're not here for the tombstones. They've come
‘There is nothing more pathetic in life than a former president,’ said John Quincy Adams – but a year on, what to make of our most newly minted ex? There’s the library. There’s the memoir. There might
Have you always wanted to buy a safe stock like Coca-Cola and get rich from it like Warren Buffett? It’s doable – and I’ll show you how in a minute. Unfortunately most investors misapply Buffett’s lessons.
Former Nasa biochemist Josiah Zayner became an online sensation by conducting DIY gene therapy on himself. He explains why he did it Josiah Zayner, 36, recently made headlines by becoming the first person
President Obama says he agrees with Donald Trump on one thing: There are "parallels" between the U.S. election and the United Kingdom's dramatic vote to leave the European Union. Obama describes the parallels
Most people these days know that wind and solar energy are booming. And for the most part, we simply see this as adding two new and cleaner sources of electricity to the mix that we already have. But it
In Japanese cities, the average house is 1,075 square feet. That makes sense when you consider that the country has a landmass smaller than Montana but a population that puts it at number 11 worldwide.
Bernie Sanders pledged on Thursday to work with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump in the US presidential election as he gave the clearest signal yet that his quest to win the Democratic nomination
When we think of teaching skills such as consideration for others and empathy, we think more of moms having the greater influence. But new research has shed light on the fact that dad’s engagement in family
Republican Jeb Hensarling’s plan, which would relax post-financial crisis restrictions on banks, is unlikely to pass but could ignite election debate The chair of the House financial services committee
Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially available pollinator. They are responsible for pollinating numerous food plants that make our diets more exciting and nutritious, including many
“What do you think?” I ask this question a lot. My team knows that when they come to me with a question, this is likely the question I’ll come back with first. Sometimes I even preface it with, “I don’t
Defective ‘breast cancer’ genes aren’t just dangerous for women. They’re also linked to aggressive cancer in men.
Joe Scholten’s sister had already beaten breast cancer and was battling ovarian cancer when she tested positive for a genetic mutation linked to both. He responded by doing something unusual: He got tested,
"To bee or not to bee" captures the importance of bees as pollinators for biodiversity and food security; it also underlines the growing recognition of urgency required to address challenges brought about
The recent withdrawal of Ted Cruz and John Kasich from the Republican presidential nomination race makes Donald Trump the party's assured nominee for 2016. This represents the most colossal failure of
Tesla’s cars receive endless praise for their elegance and performance. The trick for the company will be to actually deliver thousands of cars on time with world-class manufacturing standards. With that
Followers of Shintoism have been tracking ice since the 1400s, long before anybody was worried about global warming. One of the pesky things about climate change is tracking down reliable data about what