Sometimes doing nothing means everything.
The pressure of getting into a top-tier college seems to have influenced the ways teenagers sort themselves into cliques.
If everything in nature is made of quantum fields at its core, how do we wind up with particles at all? What is our Universe made out of? At a fundamental […]
April 20, 4:20 in stoner folklore, is a day of celebration—as well as a 12 percent increase in fatal car crashes.
A new study of over 700 human brains has shown a genetic "signature" for common psychiatric disorders.
The concept of non-action might just be the most powerful action to take for curbing anxiety.
Norway’s decision to push drug felons through treatment is a huge step forward.
The Brazilian government has been trying to answer this very question in its ever-growing prison population, which has doubled since the year 2000.
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The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons issued a statement to remind its members of their fundamental obligation to science-based medicine and animal welfare.
In his latest book, Will Storr traces the lineage from self-esteem to selfie.
As more intellectuals seek a common ground between the left-right divide, these ten books offer insights on how to navigate challenging topics.
With his 51st Oscar nomination for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, composer John Williams has mastered the craft of the film score.
It's more than just weight gain—it's chronic inflammation and weak immunity.
In this new study, mindfulness-based intervention in schools did not move the needle on teen anxiety, depression, or body image problems.
In his latest book, Fantasyland, Kurt Andersen covers the first five hundreds years of American magical thinking.
Lab-grown, cultured meats, dairy, and leather will be hitting shelves soon. Paul Shapiro reports on the coming trend in his new book, Clean Meat.
19% of American soldiers returned from Vietnam addicted to heroin. 95% of them recovered without relapse. How?
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has introduced the Marijuana Justice Act, a federal bill that would nationally legalize marijuana.
It turns out Winston Churchill wrote an essay of predictions titled 'Fifty Years Hence'—and while he was off on the timing, some are finally coming true.
Personifying certain drugs as evil while calling opioid users “victims” points a glaring spotlight on drug policies that aren't really about public health.
It’s a lot more than just being unable to measure two things simultaneously. “In the future, maybe quantum mechanics will teach us something equally chilling about exactly how we exist […]