Google’s Calico project means that hearts and minds have been convinced that we can defeat aging
History is longer than the news cycle or a term in office, writes the chess champion
A lot of laws, like mandatory condoms, may have unexpected side effects
When it comes to sheer numbers, our rate for mass shootings is not what’s really troubling
The search for motives in tragedies like the DC Navy Yard is pointless, argues an expert in mass homicide
Medical students have long used rhymes and songs to help them master vast quantities of information, and we’ve just gotten fresh evidence of how effective this strategy can be. A young British doctor, Tapas Mukherjee of Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, was distressed by a survey showing that 55% of nurses and doctors at Glenfield were …
The Pentagon is using video games to infiltrate middle schools.
Long-held ideas about white supremacy still play out in the sorority system
How can anyone see the work of J.D. Salinger, Woody Allen and Roman Polanski the same way once you know of their predilection for young girls?
Young American women are smitten with Kate Middleton in spite of themselves. They’ll even watch an interview with her husband
The air chills, the humidity departs, the school bell rings, the shofar blows … all signs that the football season has begun to eat my Sundays. Or would be eating them if I hadn’t resolved, unlike most Americans (even most …
The New Delhi rape victim deserved justice, but she only got it because she gained celebrity status
It is our exceptionalism—and our separation of powers—that has kept us out of war in Syria.