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People can be lonely even if they’re married or have a ton of friends — and the ones we worry about probably aren’t those most at ri...

Being lonely and being alone are different things, and people are more likely to be lonely as teenagers and young adults than when they are older.

9 facial traits that make someone more attractive, according to science

Symmetry, simplicity, and familiarity could all play a role in how attractive you appear to other people.

Constantly imagining the worst case scenario is called ‘catastrophising’ — here’s how to stop your mind from doing it

Catastrophising is when you let your mind constantly jump to the worst possible conclusions, and it's a very difficult habit to break. Here's why it's so common and how to stop yourself doing it.
Intimacy is what makes couples closer.

Some people consistently push away the people they love — here’s why

When intimacy is scary, it's easier to act like you don't care.

Why cockroaches are so hard to kill

If you ever had cockroaches in your house, you probably know how difficult it is to get rid of them. They are one of the most widespread and resilient creatures on Earth. But don't lose hope. There are ways to combat these pesky pests.
A lack of lab space can be a big challenge for biotech companies hoping to stay in NYC.

Sawing down desks and persevering through a hurricane— how one biotech startup is managing to stay in NYC

Starting a biotech in NYC can be rewarding, but it isn't always easy. An example is personalized reproductive health company Celmatix, which has stayed in the city for the past 9 years, despite cramped quarters and disruptions from a hurricane.

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is everywhere. Here are 32 of the most potent, carcinogenic things you can put inside your body, breathe in, swallow, or be around. Reader beware.

The company behind America’s favorite hummus has funded an under-the-radar effort to make lab-grown steak

Aleph Farms is a Strauss Group-funded Israeli-based company that's out to make cuts of clean meat — not ground beef or patties — using the principles of regenerative medicine. Beef producers should take note.

11 science-backed ways to lower your cholesterol right now

There are a few simple, science-backed ways you can lower your "bad" cholesterol levels right now and stave off this potentially deadly condition. High levels of LDL cholesterol can cause heart disease and strokes, but many people don't even know they're at risk.
Were penguins always flightless? Or did they evolve that way?

A fossil shows how ancient penguins were as tall as people for 30 million years

Scientists discovered a fossil of a giant penguin with a body length of around 150 centimetres.