A UN report holds China accountable for “serious human rights violations” in its Xinjiang province. Find out what the allegations entail and how China is responding to the findings.
Healthy Environment a Human Right, UN Declares
A healthy environment is a human right and vital to the enjoyment of other rights, according to a new UN General Assembly resolution. Find out why this is both a cause for celebration and a call to action.
Monarch Butterfly Added to Engangered Species List
Monarch Butterfly populations have been devasted over the last past few decades. Find out why the IUCN had added these iconic pollinators to the endangered species list and how scientists are working to save them from extinction.
‘Older and Wiser’ – A review
Older and Wiser is a book by Dag Sebastian Ahlander aimed at baby boomers who are planning their retirement. Find out how this lighthearted and entertaining read can help us boomers "create an inner peace and make us wiser."
Consumer Choices Don’t Always Make Sense
Consumer choices are supposed to be based on rational self-interest. Find out how a new study explains why we often make sub-optimal decsions that barely meet our needs.
Healthy Sleep Helps Us Process Our Emotions
Healthy sleep always makes us feel better the next day. Find out how a recent discovery may lead to more effective treatments for mood disorders, PTSD and other mental illnesses.
Belief in Evolution Promotes Tolerance
Belief in evolution makes us more tolerant of those who seem different from ourselves. Find out how a new study confirms this and encourages teaching evolution in the classroom.
UN Human Rights Council Condemns Fake News and Hate Speech
The UN Human Rights Council adopted a plan of action to combat disinformation last week. Find out why disinformation is more than just a nuisance, it's a threat to human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Langmansoren Woman Brought to Life After 4,000 Years
The Langmansoren Woman lived 4,000 years ago in Northeastern Sweden. Find out how an archeological artist has reconstructed her face and forged a human connection with her remains.
Co-Worker Support Drives Employee Creativity
Co-worker support is something we all appreciate at work. Discover how a new study reveals that it also boosts our creativity by improving our home life.