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Fried and high sugar foods make up a large part of the western-style diet.

Following a western-style diet high in sugar, fat, and fried foods for as little as a week can lead to overeating and impaired brain function, study s...

"After a week on a western-style diet, palatable food such as snacks and chocolate becomes more desirable when you are full," said researchers.
Researchers traveled to Antarctica to study starving penguins

Chinstrap penguins are starving to death in Antarctica as the temperature hits record highs.

Here are six photos that show how researchers are studying the crisis among penguins as the planet continues to warm.

Stanford researchers want to take screenshots of everything you do on your phone

The software takes a screenshot every five seconds, and so far the project has already collected more than 30 million screenshots.
Soldiers moving in an augmented reality space

The US Army has chosen its top 10 science and technology advances for this year — here are the potential game changers that made the list

These are potentially game-changing developments meant to help Army soldiers fight and win on future battlefields. Come see what made the list.

A Cornell researcher analyzed 961 companies and found that a haphazard approach to talent doesn’t work — but a simple, overlooked change c...

Structured management practices for employee performance reviews and tracking progress toward goals are linked to greater organizational productivity.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son and the company's Pepper robot.

Humans react poorly to trash talk, even if it’s coming from a cute robot that’s been programmed to insult them, researchers found

A new study from Carnegie Mellon University shows that people's performance can be affected by insults, even if they're somewhat gentle.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

‘Growth mindset’ cultures like Microsoft’s drive organizational transformation, researchers say. Here’s how this has measurabl...

Growth mindset affects the way employees fail, work, reward others. Microsoft has grown because of the growth mindset embedded in its culture.
The Apple Watch appeared capable of picking up on a common but serious condition called atrial fibrillation or afib.

An unprecedented study suggests the Apple Watch can help detect heart problems. But very few people actually used it to do that.

The Apple Watch can detect heart problems like afib, according to a recent study. But few of the participants actually finished, suggesting there's work to be done in digital health.
Looks are vital for men and women seeking a casual relationship.

A study of 68,000 people determined what men and women look for most in a casual partner, and it’s not intelligence or kindness

Nearly 90% of women wanted their partner to be taller than them, and men were mostly after an attractive body and attractive face.

This unsettling case that looks and feels like human skin wants you to poke and pinch your smartphone

Instead of tapping on a screen, the case mimics human skin to encourage you to interact with your devices in a more human way.