Therapists and journalists are beginning to question the wisdom of putting children on the transgender path.
Physicians have a responsibility to at least talk to their patients about these options before reaching for the prescription pad.
There's a major difference for family members experiencing natural death vs. assisted suicide.
No one likes to go under the knife... and unfortunately, that experience is set to get worse.
Stephen Hawking’s own personal brief history of time is up. But he left as he lived, feisty, modern and… depressing.
Is society so eager to affirm and advance those who struggle with gender dysphoria that it overlooks common sense and solid research?
Nordhaus’ contributions to economic science aren’t confined to the field of climate change. Here are three other contributions that give insight into the work of this celebrated economist.
Should we associate political disagreements with mental illness with such a dark history behind that practice?
The problem that any rational thinker needs to tackle is that the science increasingly shows that atheists are no more rational than theists.
The Washington Post editorial board has accused President Trump of being “complicit” in Hurricane Florence, because “he plays down humans’ role in increasing the risks” of “extreme weather,” and “he continues to dismantle efforts to address those risks.” But facts suggest otherwise.
Successful womb transplants have given birth to the notion that transgender women or even cisgender men could bear children.
Is it time to stop making people feel guilty for not going to the polls?
A new study sheds some light on the issue.
Sometimes, the only way to help someone seems to be a cruel or nasty approach – a strategy that may leave the ‘helper’ feeling guilty and wrong.
Many past claims about climate change have proven false. Is it time we focused our attention on more pressing matters?
History has shown that experts aren’t often much better than the average person when it comes to forecasting the future.
When we elevate our feelings as if they are the truth, we degrade our minds and ourselves.
The fear created by the phrase “3D-printed guns” should not be allowed to override common sense.
Science is like a car: it can get us where we want to go, but it should never decide where we go.
Gratitude has long enjoyed a privileged position in many of the world’s faith traditions. Recent scientific studies support these ancient teachings.
According to the latest report from the government agency which tracks euthanasia deaths, the children were 9, 11 and 17 years old.
Why do batteries die? And, why can they only be recharged so many times before they won’t hold a useful amount of charge? The answer lies in what scientists call "capacity fade".
When acting on our desires in the marketplace means signing over our data to corporate entities, the erosion of choice is revealed to be the consequence of choice – or at least, the consequence of celebrating choice.
We have a secret weapon to take back ownership of our fates.
Open-plan office spaces ruin concentration and decrease the desire to collaborate with others.
New research allows scientists "to rewrite the DNA bound up in living cells," and now an ethics panel suggests this may be "morally permissible."
Should we be looking to tech visionaries for life advice and personal guidance?
This also was the third consecutive year that emissions in the U.S. declined.