Too many people still view stay-at-home dads as feckless deadbeats, but their acceptance is an important step toward gender equality.
It is time to give the Russian cosmologist the credit he deserves.
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The physicist was both a gentleman and scholar.
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The modern attention economy hijacks our ability to focus, but an ancient technique offers a means to get it back.
You can’t control external threats, but you can manage how you prepare and respond to the risk.
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When the COVID-19 crisis is over, how will education have changed? Will we have made the most of this moment?
History's first utopia shows how far we've come.
Science has come a long way since Mary Shelley penned "Frankenstein." But we still grapple with the same questions.
Romantic advice from some of humanity's biggest thinkers.
Science and the humanities have been antagonistic for too long. Many of the big questions of our time require them to work closer than ever.
Alzheimer’s disease is frightening, but the right combination of lifestyle choices can reduce your risk.
No amount of success can overcome imposter syndrome without a mindset geared toward growth.
Finland reveals that happiness is more about mindset than umbrella drinks and sun-warmed beaches.
Implicit bias may be outside your conscious control, but that doesn’t mean change is.
Why do we deprive students of the historical and cultural context of science?
Fear is one of the oldest and most powerful emotions known to man, so it should come as no surprise that horror stories are as old as storytelling itself.
If you see a political movement embodying all of these traits, watch out.
As a doctor, I am reminded every day of the fragility of the human body, how closely mortality lurks just around the corner.