Time Spent in Nature Is Good for You
Time Spent in Nature Is Good for You
Research has repeatedly suggested that spending time in natural environments improves mental and physical well-being. Now, scientists are gathering the data needed to incorporate this phenomenon in health-care guidelines.
Time Spent in Nature Is Good for You
Time Spent in Nature Is Good for You

Research has repeatedly suggested that spending time in natural environments improves mental and physical well-being. Now, scientists are gathering the data needed to incorporate this phenomenon in health-care guidelines.

Research has repeatedly suggested that spending time in natural environments improves mental and physical well-being. Now, scientists are gathering the data needed to incorporate this phenomenon in health-care guidelines.

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Biased Evaluation Committees Promote Fewer Women
Biased Evaluation Committees Promote Fewer Women
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 26, 2019
If members don’t explicitly believe gender discrimination exists, they allow implicit stereotypes to sway their decision-making, according to a new analysis of real-world hiring decisions.
Study Finds Low Trust in Vaccines in Europe
Study Finds Low Trust in Vaccines in Europe
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 19, 2019
Just half of respondents in Eastern Europe agree that vaccines are safe.
Harassment Common for National Institutes of Health Employees
Harassment Common for National Institutes of Health Employees
Catherine Offord | Jun 14, 2019
More than 20 percent of survey respondents said they had experienced some form of harassment within the last 12 months.
Faculty Value Diversity, Though Time and Funding Are Barriers
Faculty Value Diversity, Though Time and Funding Are Barriers
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 3, 2019
A study finds professors from underrepresented groups more actively engage in diversity and inclusion activities.
Antarctic Emperor Penguin Colony Faces Collapse
Antarctic Emperor Penguin Colony Faces Collapse
Jef Akst | Apr 25, 2019
After three years with very few new chicks, the birds are abandoning one of the biggest breeding sites on the continent, satellite images show.
Examining Grad Student Mental Health
Examining Grad Student Mental Health
Abby Olena | Nov 1, 2018
Some academic institutions are beginning to complement the work of student organizations in addressing mental health problems in graduate school.
Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered AnimalsOvercoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered Animals
Overcoming the Challenges of Studying Endangered Animals
Jim Daley | Jul 1, 2018
From the difficulty of tracking rare populations to the danger of poachers exploiting distribution data, the complications of studying endangered species require creative solutions from researchers.
Many Species of British Mammals at Risk of Extinction
Many Species of British Mammals at Risk of Extinction
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 13, 2018
Numbers of the wildcat, greater mouse-eared bat, and black rat have critically fallen in the U.K.  
Time Is Running Out to Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest
Time Is Running Out to Enter Our Top 10 Innovations Contest
The Scientist Staff | May 14, 2018
There is less than one week left to submit your product for a coveted spot in The Scientist’s 2018 competition.