The Joy of Fake Eureka Moments

Why it’s "almost as much fun to destroy an idea as to create one."

Scientists Are Heroes. Let’s Portray Them That Way

If American science education is to move forward, American culture needs to stop caricaturing scientists as socially awkward villains.

Autism:There's Hope on the Horizon

New research on the underlying causes of autism could soon lead to earlier diagnoses and better treatments.

Autism Isn’t Linked to Vaccines

The geneticist feels for parents who seek causes for their children’s autism in vaccinations. Unfortunately, no evidence yet supports the theory.