The dangers of darkness and vitamin D deficiency have been creeping into recent considerations about natural light. Eighty years ago, the conversation was far more alarmist and far more embracing of our nearest star.
"People as old as 90 who actively acquire new interests that involve learning retain their ability to learn. But if we stop taxing the nucleus basalis, it begins to dry up."
Many Americans seem to hold on to a romanticized portrait of Columbus even when they are exposed to his dark side.
Please read poll numbers purporting to explain how people feel about Obamacare with a grain of salt. Most Americans really don't have a clue what it does.
Without the “fresh” message of salvation and God’s love front-and-center, Catholics worldwide will continue to leave the flock.
Online data fed directly into the brains of human beings via a "software/wetware" interface? We're closer than you think. But the impact on humanity may be devastating.
Some states are in particularly bad shape, but it would be dangerous to assume that all is well with public-employee pensions anywhere in America.
Fearing for his marriage, a dentist fired an employee he deemed "irresistible." The Iowa Supreme Court said that's perfectly fine.
Spreading luck around isn't as easy as it sounds.
For Leon Wieseltier, the corrosive effects of modern technology spell the demise of humanity as we know it. I'm not so sure.
The man who killed a prostitute because she wouldn't return his $150 has been acquitted. Now what?
Every teacher is obligated to devote teaching time to direct test prep.
Psychologist Madeline Levine offers savvy advice for courageous parenting at different stages of a child's education.