Relax, Olympians and Rio-bound fans: August is a bad time for the mosquitos that transmit Zika. Researchers estimate only 1 to 16 of the half-million people attending will show symptoms of Zika — and 3 to 37 travelers headed home will be infected.
Women are better than men at these two major video games, research shows.
The Marshall Islands were the site of some of the first nuclear tests conducted by the US. Now 70 years on, though, many residents are still awaiting promised compensation.
The geography of Britain's vote to leave the European Union tells us much about the political geography of the UK. But what about the political future of the UK?
This neo-nationalistic move comes at an incredibly bad time for US strategic planners, who are amid a pivot to Asia. It also will diminish the role of America's strongest ally in the world.
Omar Mateen frequented at gay bars and signed up for gay dating apps. A psychological researcher talks about a relationship between repressed sexual identities and homophobia.
A vote to leave the European Union may make Britain a less-valuable US ally and have American businesses questioning their investments in the UK.
Fully autonomous weapons are quickly moving from the realm of science fiction toward reality. Was safeguards will we have to make sure the "killer robots" can't act on their own?
We now know that many boys who descend on people with guns are motivated by fears that they are perceived as homosexual and that attacking suspected or known homosexuals is a way for boys to demonstrate heterosexuality to their peers.
A researcher clears up misconceptions about gun ownership and the effectiveness of background checks.