New research has identified genetic markers associated with academic achievement — and failure
Health & Science
“Green” living isn’t enough. We need to do “green” thinking
A recent scandal suggests that data manipulation is all too common in psychology studies
Why does the Vatican still condemn birth control when it saves women’s lives and prevents future abortions?
Hospitals with prestigious reputations often rank poorly on patient safety records
According to data collected by New Hampshire state legislator Bob Kingsbury, kindergarten — that bastion of macaroni crafts, crayon-eating and life lessons in sharing — is actually a major driver of crime. Really?
Even $3 billion is likely not enough to stop another drug scandal from happening again
More record-breaking temperatures, more extreme heat. Telling ourselves we can adapt is just wishful thinking
It’s not a myth: women really are at a disadvantage when it comes to shedding pounds
Good health is still determined more by personal choices than insurance, hospitals and procedures
Learning outside of the classroom is most effective when you have a “cognitive apprenticeship” with a skilled superior
Last week, the Sher Fertility Institute selected three couples out of 45 who had submitted personal, emotionally wrenching videos in order to win a free IVF cycle. For one judge, choosing her favorites felt like “playing God”
Children — and adults — are terrible at evaluating their own abilities, a crucial requirement for getting better at anything