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A disease still in the initial stages of investigation causes some individuals to literally get drunk from eating normal amounts of carbohydrates.
Criticisms from animal rights activists and concerns for the elephants' welfare have prompted the "Greatest Show on Earth" to retire its pachyderm performers in three years' time.
Some automakers worry about the ability of companies like Apple and Google to quickly leverage their substantial cash reserves to innovate the auto industry ahead of them.
How do you erase something that has gone viral, like a meme? The idea pits our right to privacy against a community that's hungry to share. So, how do we even begin to police it?
Contemporary public school education teaches children what amounts to moral relativism. That's a serious problem, explains philosophy professor Justin McBrayer.
Creativity is more than finding new solutions to abstract problems presented in laboratory settings, and a new study out of Northwestern University is one of the first to measure what qualities correlate with...
Constant touching and emotional warmth are essential to cognitive development, yet our educational and professional environments are skeptical, often for litigious reasons.