Real Research, Real Simple

Melissa Carmen Cheung explains the latest research news and innovations in a fun, accessible way.

Be nice – it’s the best strategy

Sometimes, it doesn’t pay to be nice. In fact, for years, economists and mathematicians would have agreed. So why does generosity exist in nature?

Depression – It’s Contagious

Photo by Tom Szymanski on Flickr Though it can be fun to occasionally blame your house mate for being a poor influence, scientists at the...

Colder Weather, Longer Life?

Sure, the weather has been miserable, but on the bright side, it may prolong your life. Though it can’t replace the joy you’ll experience when...