Increasing prices for tobacco products by 5 percent reduced tobacco use by 3.5 percent, a recent study found.
Emerging technologies may provide mental enrichment, fun, companionship and health reminders to the many seniors that live alone.
By digitalizing photographs and other museum records, scientists are closing in on the number of tree species left to be discovered in the Amazon rainforest.
Scientists are discovering that chimps anticipate events, zebrafish form friendships, and birds guide humans hunting for beehives.
Cohousing developments for older women are being created in the United Kingdom and United States to replace retirement homes that encourage dependency.
As many as 51 trillion particles of discarded plastic lie on the ocean floor, threatening marine life globally.
Instead of trashing or trading in old smartphones and other electronics, you can donate them to worthy causes that either give them away or recycle them.
Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide glyphosate, which harms both soil and human health, has been found in 10 of 10 California wines tested, including organic ones.
Artificial intelligence is helping scientists to track and manage wildlife and to rescue people trapped by floods and earthquakes.
Sweden’s waste-to-energy plants are so efficient that it has closed many landfills and actually imports trash to burn from other European countries.