The Nobel laureate who co-created the way our nation measures home prices says that over the long run, they don’t increase much. And when they do, it can mean a bubble. Are we in one now? (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Boys aged 10-17 killed themselves at a much higher rate in the month after Netflix’s show about suicide was released in 2017. Researchers attribute an extra 195 deaths that year to the series. (Image credit: Willy Sanjuan/Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Concerned about the makeup of the Supreme Court, abortion-rights advocates are pushing for state legislation to protect abortion rights throughout pregnancy, in some cases into the third trimester. (Image credit: Sarah McCammon/NPR)
Rodney Robinson, a teacher at a juvenile detention center in Richmond, Va., and the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, talks about needing diverse teachers and a culturally relevant curriculum. (Image credit: Steve Helber/AP)
At modern auto plants, some tasks, like welding together a car’s body, are entirely automated. But other essential jobs, including major portions of final assembly, are still best left to people. (Image credit: Camila Domonoske/NPR)
With U.S. measles cases at record highs, doctors say adults who got vaccinated prior to 1968 should consider getting revaccinated to make sure they and their neighbors are protected. (Image credit: Eric Risberg/AP)
One of TV’s most famous families laughed off the measles in 1960s. The episode has resurfaced in battles over measles vaccinations today. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images)
Obesity and emotional problems, such as feelings of low mood and anxiety, tend to develop hand-in-hand from as young as age seven years.
Micro-preemies who primarily consume breast milk have significantly higher levels of metabolites important for brain growth and development, according to sophisticated imaging.
Allopregnanolone, a hormone made by the placenta late in pregnancy, is such a potent neurosteroid that disrupting its steady supply to the developing fetus can leave it vulnerable to brain injuries associated with autism spectrum disorder, according to new research.