There’s a tragic socioeconomic divide between cigarette smokers and non-smokers in the U.S.
Unless we take a more scientific approach to philanthropy, we risk spending a lot of money doing some very backward, ineffective, and inefficient things.
The children of very young and very old fathers were most affected.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto just took one giant leap forward in his nation's drug policies.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have connected inattention and giving up on your dreams.
Our way of life needs a skills upgrade, to reinstall certain old stoic ideas. Using your rights well needs "happiness bootcamp" skills.
Self-diagnosing celiac disease is a problem. Yet gluten is becoming an increasing issue for many.
Since the moment humans became aware of their existence, they have been haunted by the knowledge that it will inevitably come to an end and the hope to change this unfortunate fate. This month, during Brain Bar...
This is the first vision test of a fetus from inside the womb.
When Shoshana Johnson decided to join the military, her intention wasn’t to make history.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Poet, playwright, and arts educator Liza Jessie Peterson on lessons learned teaching incarcerated youth on Rikers Island.
Genetic changes in Egypt might have been caused by trade routes.
There's a link between American marijuana use and violent crime south of the U.S. and Mexico border... and even a link with avocados.
Education executive Jeff Livingston makes the case that our old higher-educational model is obsolete for our current reality.
What made the Golden Age of Greece, and Western Civilization, possible? One author says "free trade".
How can we make the internet a better place for kids? Google has just released a free program called Be Internet Awesome to educate kids on phishing, passwords, media literacy, and being kind online. Will it help?
Research on varied forms of intermittent fasting is proving to be of value.
Scientists are starting to run for office to bring evidence-based reasoning back to government.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Paul Theroux on tyrannical mothers, colonizing Mars, and an important difference between humans and cockroaches.
The growing field of emotional contagions is helping us understand how pets help relieve anxiety and anger in their owners.