Why our fears don’t match the facts
Advocates masquerading as scientists to try and establish credibility for biased claims do the public, and science, serious harm. And journalists who fail to call them out and report biased studies as fact...
An unfamiliar new threat that harms babies, that we can't protect ourselves from, that experts don't fully understand, and about which the media is blaring loud alarms; Zika virus has several powerful emotional...
Super Bowl season illustrates a deep part of who we are, not just as sports fans.
The Campbell Soup Company says it will go ahead and label foods that contain GMO ingredients, breaking industry ranks on the issue holding up wider adoption of agricultural biotechnology.
Living longer, but worrying more. Why?
There is a lot of hypocrisy in the way Naomi Oreskes attacks four renowned climate scientists.
Insufficient commitments to carbon cuts, and a process to encourage deeper cuts that is only voluntary, are bad news for our future.
When we're worried, identifying with our in-groups feels safe. Demonizing others feels reassuring.
The Second Amendment is “... not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.”