Chickens, like many other animals, are resplendently different from one another. They can be therapy birds, worried mothers, helpful friends, impressive memorizers, and more, says anthropologist and writer Barbara J. King.

The right kind of preparation can keep us from stumbling during stressful situations, says cognitive scientist Sian Leah Beilock.

Cultivate a healthy appreciation for yourself — and all people — by tripping out on the wonders of the human body, suggests science communicator Samantha Yammine.

Overwhelmed by your news feed? Use tools from science to evaluate what’s true and what’s fake, suggests researcher Emma Frans.

If we want to effectively respond to climate change, we must understand the complex connections that exist between humans and ice. These relationships deserve our attention and respect, says glaciologist M Jackson.

Most of us know have been in its grip before — the alarm goes off, our mind starts whirring away, and before you know it, we’ve done a freefall into worry. Neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett has been there, too, and she tells us how we can stop the spiral.

By doing something as small as adjusting your mealtimes, you can re-set your body clock and improve your health, says chronobiologist Emily Manoogian.