Astronomers have found a new and more accurate way to measure the ages of huge groups of stars called globular clusters.
Over the last century, Nobel Prizes in the sciences have increasingly been awarded to older researchers.
How come the United States is falling behind other countries when it comes to increases in life expectancy?
It's true that few people get to celebrate their 100th birthday party. It turns out genetics plays a big role.
Not much, if anything, prior to around age four. Yet perception and cognition appear to be in place and functioning. Why are those years lost to us?
How much sleep are you really getting? It may be even less than you think.
“Squares” was the somewhat rude but good-natured term used for people who have consistent, if perhaps a little bland, emotional lives. A long-term study conducted from 1942 to the present suggests that squares have the last laugh. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?
Lot's of people want to live longer. Find out the key to longevity on this Moment of Science.