A new study that includes a University of Kansas researcher has found that the level of smile intensity in marketing photos influences how consumers perceive the marketer's competence and warmth, which can lead to different results depending on the context.
A very important article co-authored by WCS scientist Tony Lynam has been published in this week's Science about a crisis emerging in Asia from snaring, which is wiping out wildlife in unprecedented numbers.
Non-indigenous species are harming indigenous species and habitats in the Mediterranean Sea, impairing potentially exploitable marine resources and raising concern about human health issues, according to a new Tel Aviv University study.
New air quality research is investigating a major, but often overlooked contributor to outdoor pollution and climate: burning of solid fuel for cooking and heating.
New research done at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, has exciting implications for fast and secure data transfer in the future and will aid technological advances that seek to establish more secure quantum communication links over long distances.
The Affordable Care Act provided insurance coverage and improved access to medical care for Americans with chronic diseases, but a year after the law took full effect, many remained without coverage and faced significant barriers to getting regular medical care. Despite the gains, nearly 1 in 7 of those with a chronic disease still lacked coverage after the ACA's implementation, including nearly 1 in 5 chronically ill blacks and 1 in 3 chronically ill Hispanics.
Providing medical assistance in dying to people in Canada will not increase health care costs, and could reduce spending by between $34.7 and $138.8 million, according to a new research paper. The savings exceed the $1.5 million to $14.8 million in direct costs associated with implementing medical assistance in dying.
New research finds that misinformation on climate change can psychologically cancel out the influence of accurate statements. However, if legitimate facts are delivered with an 'inoculation' -- a warning dose of misinformation -- some of the positive influence is preserved.
Advances in Atmospheric Sciences releases its latest issue (February 2017) on the Forecast and Evaluation of Meteorological Disasters.
From climate skeptics to anti-vaxxers, psychologists are studying what motivates and drives our decisions to pay attention to some facts while ignoring others.