When a small restaurant called Chez Panisse opened its doors 50 years ago in Berkeley, California, it wasn't obvious that it would change how Americans thought about eating.
In the halls of academia, discourse regarding cultural appropriation arose in the late 1970s, sparked by the publication of Edward Said's famous book "Orientalism."
Black people, Indigenous people and other people of color are underrepresented in most genetic studies. This has resulted in a skewed and incomplete understanding of the genetics of many diseases.
The extent to which the number of white evangelicals have declined in the United States has been laid bare in a new report by the Public Religion Research Institute's 2020 Census on American Religion.
"In God We Trust" became the national motto 65 years ago this month. But over the past few years a string of bills and city ordinances has sought to expand its usage and presence.
In contrast to popular myths about self-obsessed teens, existing research shows that adolescence is a key stage of development for the growth of empathy.
What if there was a way for pain patients to get all the pain-relieving power of opioids with none of the addicting side effects?
Maybe you've postponed your second COVID-19 vaccine appointment, whether because of scheduling hassles or general reluctance. But how safe are you after just a single dose?
Something unusual happened this year in Idaho. Fire and health officials began issuing warnings about the health risks of wildfire smoke several weeks earlier than normal.