New disease outbreaks generate headlines and attention. Meanwhile, however, Americans face a slower but much more pervasive health crisis: obesity.
The details of your fingerprints are influenced by many other factors besides genes.
If you thought workers’ hourly pay was finally rising, think again.
UMBC researchers are developing technologies for machines to understand data privacy laws and enforce compliance with them using artificial intelligence.
Flavorings long used to make tobacco products and e-cigarettes palatable — and particularly alluring to children — may also actually harm tissue.
Just like each child grows over time, reading methods should, too, because there is more than one good way to teach a kid how to read.
As the 50th anniversary of public radio draws near, a radio historian at UMBC looks at NPR’s contradictory legacy of sonic innovation and monotony.
Attitudes toward single women have repeatedly shifted – and part of that attitude shift is reflected in the names given to unwed women.
A team of scientists have developed a new world map highlighting three conditions of landscapes that will need to be approached differently if we are to succeed in conserving biodiversity.
Muslims visit the shrines to observe the martyrdom day of Hussain. Shiite Muslims believe that Hussain was third in line of 12 divinely appointed spiritual and political successors.