Working remotely comes with some compelling benefits, namely the freedom to choose where to work, when to work, and the chance to spend more time with loved ones. But, having all that freedom, are employees working remotely as productive as those in the office? Good news for fans of remote work: a Texas A&M study recently found that the answer to that is a resounding yes.
Getting the proper amount of sleep is something many people struggle with.
Humanity is a work in progress, and sequencing the human genome has been too.
Aging is natural, but it can inspire a level of anxiety. Will one's health decline? Will mental acuity slip? While every person will age differently, scientific studies have shown that metabolism does not drastically decline until after age 60. Now, a study by psychologists at Heidelberg University and published in Nature Human Behaviour suggests that cognitive processing speeds, or mental speeds, are similarly maintained until about age 60.
Spending time outdoors can offer myriad health benefits.
The spine is critical to human mobility.
Alan Hawes works as a registered nurse at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, but he comes with an interesting background. For more than 20 years, he worked as a photojournalist; and now he's using those skills to help pull back the curtain of what happens in the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Switzerland has legalized a 3D-printed pod that will allow those who wish to die an assisted death to choose where...
Declining cognitive function is a serious concern facing aging populations. American demographics have been steadily aging—by 2050, 90 million American adults will be over 65, almost twice the current population of seniors. As Americans age, protecting cognitive function will become an even more important concern. A new study suggests that the neighborhoods seniors live in can help preserve functioning—a finding which could impact future urban planning and social policy.
Reading minds may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but cutting-edge technologies which interpret brain activity are real and...
Portugal is the latest country to enact new labor laws that will facilitate a better work-life balance for its citizens.