By creating a type O kidney, they hope to make more organs available for transplant.
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As a physician, John Pringle helped reinvent hygiene; as a husband, he destroyed a woman’s life with his abuse.
Not every classic enjoyed rave reviews from the start.
Take a closer look before judging a book by its title.
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The Industrial Revolution changed music forever, thanks to a combination of technological advances and clever entrepreneurs.
After 70 years, "The Power of Positive Thinking" remains incredibly popular, even though its critics find the book to be mostly fluff.
Innovation training encourages the kind of creativity and problem solving that can lead to breakthroughs in business.
Antidepressants can help alleviate PTSD symptoms when paired with psychotherapy, but does our overenthusiasm for them blind us to more effective alternatives?
This list of leadership training topics is designed to help businesses navigate the times and prepare for the future.
Robinson v. California helped to established a rehabilitative ideal: addiction should be dealt with as a therapeutic matter.
Using the Book of Mormon as a sacred but ambiguous atlas, the Latter-day Saints have been looking for the lost city of Zarahemla for decades.
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Science and the humanities have been antagonistic for too long. Many of the big questions of our time require them to work closer than ever.
A strange object found in the desert has prompted worldwide speculation.
When we limit the clash of ideas, we ultimately hinder progress for the entire society.
The 40th edition of the Starts With A Bang Podcast features Astronomer John O’Meara, the first pristine matter ever seen, and a 15-meter space telescope proposal! One of the great […]
"Our mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food technology by 2035," said Patrick O. Brown at the 2020 Web Summit.
Solar geoengineering ideas could weaken storms in both hemispheres, scientists find.
The Big Bang was hot, dense, uniform, and filled with matter and energy. Before that? There was nothing. Here's how that's possible.
About 97.5 percent of people who develop symptoms will do so within 11.5 days, according to the new study.
A newly studied hallucinogenic substance has shown signs of treating mental health conditions more efficiently than psilocybin.
Did the 20th century bring a breakthrough in how children are treated?