Federal dietary guidelines don’t reflect the evidence that eating fewer carbohydrates can help to reduce obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will enable librarians to preserve books that were never meant to last.
There is a much wider range of outcomes among U.S. states than among European nations
It’s been a stressful spring. Let this be a season of zero judgment.
Former ‘Top Chef’ contestant Kwame Onwuachi’s vision of Afro-Caribbean cuisine is at risk as the coronavirus pandemic upends his industry
Lockdowns have disrupted standardized tests and grades, forcing schools to consider a range of other approaches for selecting students.
It’s just one of the terms whose usage has changed as the English language adapts to the Covid-19 era
Research into the origins of the new coronavirus raises questions about how it became so infectious in human beings.
For more than a century, the fortunes of the powerful Kadoorie family have been a barometer of Chinese openness to the world.
Much as we miss live concerts, listening to great music alone can be the opposite of isolation and an antidote for loneliness
Scientific breakthroughs often depend on discovering the meaning of seemingly random fluctuations.
While humans shelter in their homes, the lawn has become a jungle.
For eons, epidemics have caused mass deaths and social upheaval, with far-reaching effects on politics, trade, migration, colonization and conquest.
The sleek, streamlined work of British architect Norman Foster draws inspiration from the early 20th-century Italian Futurists.
The effort to reopen is not a neat fable with villains and heroes.
Amid the pandemic, Maggie Smith’s 2016 poem “Good Bones,” about keeping life’s ugliness from children, is having a moment.
As China’s advanced arsenal grows, the Pentagon must focus on emerging technologies, not traditional weapons platforms.
How we inhale and exhale has profound effects on our health—and not just during a crisis like the pandemic.
An 18th-century doctor’s success in inoculating against smallpox gets credit for the term, but did his samples come from cows or horses?
New research suggests that speaking a second language doesn’t affect overall intelligence, upending the conventional wisdom.