Frank Lloyd Wright captured serenity in his masterpiece, Fallingwater, but his egotistical tendencies made life for others anything but serene.
Half a billion people were infected.
The world is aging, and with age comes vision decline. New research may have found how to improve eyesight in an accessible way.
The credibility problem facing the biomedical and public health establishment is, at least in part, a product of its own making.
The Chegg cheating scandal reveals a critical need to rethink the student experience in post-COVID education.
Is it groupthink? Or is there a deeper reason? In the early half of the 20th century, even after the discovery of the expanding Universe, physicists considered a wide variety of […]
The Justice Department has long held the view that a sitting president cannot be indicted. However there is a fail-safe mechanism in the law reserved for special circumstances.
Two men formerly close to President Donald Trump are now facing prison in a development that could prove consequential for Trump’s longevity in office and the U.S. political system in general.
Like it or not, agreements made between hackers in Germany, Prague, and elsewhere could reconfigure the economy... and a frightening new world.
Who are the new black atheists and what is behind their recent growth?
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons issued a statement to remind its members of their fundamental obligation to science-based medicine and animal welfare.
"Buddhist psychology and Western psychotherapy both hold out hope for a more flexible ego, one that does not pit the individual against everyone else in a futile attempt to gain total surety."
One of the lesser-discussed but potentially most disastrous appointments is in education: Betsy DeVos. Her anti-intellectual agenda would take root in the nation's youngest minds, filtering down through descendant generations.
“Don’t stress yourself out just cramming some information into your head. Taking a nap is just as good,” says an academic sleep researchers about a recent study.
These clinics offer shining testimonials. Yet, the technique has not been proven safe and effective.
Three passages that will pay dividends when parsed carefully by a patient reader.
Personal attacks on a speaker, especially about their funding, are a sign that the attacker can't dispute the facts the speaker is presenting. Beware the attacker too.
Both biology and economics are in the “productivity selection” business. But self-interest in evolution differs greatly from self-interest in economics. Comparing them shows that excessive self-maximization has become a systemic risk.
Many don't have a leg to stand on where their understanding of evolution is concerned. David Sloan Wilson (head of the Evolution Institute) says "natural selection is life Monopoly." But, it could be more like basketball...
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court upended nearly four decades of campaign-finance law, removing “aggregate caps” on how much political donors may contribute to federal campaigns. From now on, millionaires seeking […]
As study after study shows, women receive an enormous amount of abuse for any online activity: whether as journalists, sex writers, performers. Just being a woman (online) is sufficient to […]