Derek Beres is a Staff Writer for Freethink. Based in Portland, Oregon, he has served in senior editorial positions at a number of tech companies and has years of experience in health, science, and music writing. He is the co-host of the Conspirituality podcast and co-author of Conspirituality: How New Age Conspiracies Became a Health Threat.
Turns out gender assumptions have been going on for quite some time.
The message matters more than the man.
So far, the research is mixed.
How can we learn from the lessons of the past and build a better future?
A heated debate is occurring at the University of Miami.
Unfortunately, "less is better" is not a catchy marketing slogan.
Medicago is growing a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate in a relative of the tobacco plant right now.
Your health and the health of the planet are not indistinguishable.
A new study of nurses shows the importance of sleep—and staying aware on the job.
New research pinpoints the neurons responsible for your choices.
An overfished planet needs a better solution. Fortunately, it's coming.
Researchers explore the "complex web of connections" in your brain that allows you to make split second decisions.
Noise pollution is terrible for our health, yet we don't discuss it often enough.
There has been a dramatic increase in abuse and misuse.
A new study shows how poor children are negatively impacted neurologically.
A study in the hospitality industry shows the importance of design, including during a pandemic.
A new study collected 500 data points per second. Handwriting won out.
94 percent of men in the study have this mutation, which explains why men are more likely to die.
Move over, forest bathing.
Andrew Wakefield turned away from science and to the tabloids to spread his fabricated data.
Americans lose an estimated 321 million work days every year due to anxiety and depression.
Yet 80 percent of respondents want to reduce their risk of dementia.
This could change how researchers approach vaccine development.
Archaeology clues us in on the dangers of letting viruses hang around.
UNC School of Medicine researchers identified the amino acid responsible for the trip.
A team at the University of Basel discovered a connection between antidepressants and REM sleep.
Turns out chitin is quite useful when you need a wrench.
In his new book, "American Rule," Jared Yates Sexton hopes to overturn a centuries-long myth.
Psychedelics are going mainstream. Here's your reading list.
Christians and Muslims that pick out unconscious patterns are more likely to believe in a god.