Happiness: It can give our health a boost, but there's a reason why it's fleeting. It's to our evolutionary advantage that pleasurable moments come and go.
Many of us make New Year's resolutions to get into better shape, maybe by joining a gym or starting running. All too often, we don't last the distance, and a mouse study might yield clues as to why.
A juicy steak is a guilty pleasure these days, now we know the environmental impact of meat production. But German startups pre-selling animals nose-to-tail offer a more sustainable way to indulge.
For World Smile Day, American Courtney Tenz explores how years of living in Germany – where people seem to frown more than in the US – has changed her attitude towards the contagious expression.
The ancient Greeks and Romans used snails for beauty treatments. Now 2,000 years on, snail farming is flourishing in Italy thanks to a new craze for slime-based skincare and health products.
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