Some firms use motion sensors and wireless tags to find out how people actually work. That can yield useful data, such as which free snacks tend to draw people into break rooms where they congregate.
Native Americans have some of the highest substance abuse rates compared to other ethnic groups. Alcohol and meth are the drugs of choice. Now, cartels are taking advantage of lax police enforcement.
Genetic sleuthing and comparisons of recently discovered fossils with living snakes point to a “protosnake” ancestor that likely had tiny hind legs and lived about 120 million years ago.
The former Delaware attorney general is being treated at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. In 2013, he underwent surgery after being diagnosed with a brain lesion.
Interim CEO Ellen Pao says the site wants to encourage a variety of views, within limits. “It’s not our site’s goal to be a completely free-speech platform. We want to be a safe platform,” she says.
The giant, metal, hot-water urns are at the center of Russian tea culture — and national identity. How that came to be may have as much to do with Russian literature as common usage.
What if microbes could ferment sugar into narcotics, like the way yeasts make beer? That day is quickly approaching. This week scientists report all the steps needed to make morphine in yeast.
About half of the financial professionals surveyed say their competitors have behaved unethically or illegally to gain an advantage. And many say compensation and bonuses can create bad incentives.
With a victory in Ramadi, the Islamic State controls a city just 70 miles from Baghdad. Many civilians are on the move, and Iraq’s armed forces are again looking weak.
Clinton ended a nearly monthlong avoidance of press questions, addressing the release of her emails, foreign donations to the Clinton foundation, the state of Iraq and more.
As the number of religious young people declines, Hillel International is trying to build a “big tent” Judaism for secular and religious students alike. But some say that tent may not be big enough.
By law, all California almonds must be pasteurized or treated with a fumigant — processes aimed at preventing foodborne illness. But critics say the treatments taint flavor and mislead consumers.
The Bradford boasted sweet flesh so coveted, 19th-century growers turned to guns and poison to thwart thieves. The melon all but vanished by the 1920s. Now a descendant of its creator is reviving it.
The national strategy addresses the alarming decline in honeybee populations. It calls for more bee habitat and more research into ways to protect bees from disease and pesticides.
Giving an update on Sunday’s violence, Waco Police Sgt. Patrick Swanton dismisses media reports that law enforcement officers had killed four bikers.