James Cook University professor Peter Ridd was censured and gagged after publicly expressing concerns about the vetting process of scientific research.
The actual entanglements of religious tradition and the development of science are far more interesting than the superficial conflict common today – and far more important.
Generally women involved in teacher-pupil sexual abuse cases do not fit the mould of what many consider a “predatory paedophile.”
Research published in the journal "Emotion" shows how changes in how we're spending our free time coincided with a drop in the happiness of a million students surveyed.
The test has been shown to reliably detect early stage and curable cancers. It has also been found to rarely be positive in people who don’t have cancer.
Babies born to Muslims will begin to outnumber Christian births by 2035, according to new projections.
A "sexpert" explains.
Collective narcissists are not simply content to be members of a valuable group, a psychologist explains.
Nearly one third of modern marriages in the US now begin online - but that's not the whole story.
The future in a representative capitalist democracy has never shown any inclination to permanency, but the volume and velocity of change approaching our species in the current age may be unprecedented.
Given gluten-free foods cost around 17% more, perhaps it’s time to reconsider a strict gluten-free diet.
A Canadian doctor argues that the flu may hit men worse than women.
5 feet of snow is keeping families together like nothing else does these days!
Though Wells and Orwell were debating in the era of Nazism, many of their arguments reverberate today in contemporary debates over science and policy.
New research suggests parents may hold the key to fidelity.
Perhaps it is time to reevaluate your conservation goals, and revisit SeaWorld.
An awareness that pragmatism, not hypocrisy, runs both left and right should open an avenue for productive conversation among Americans across the spectrum.
A new study conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt University found that gay men make considerably more than straight men, on average.
An identity is not biological, it is psychological, a pediatrician writes.
Euphemisms build walls around political tribes and inhibit actual communication.
Cannabis growers know something that climate scientists apparently don’t know.
The World Medical Association added language to the Physician's Oath calling on doctors to 'respect the autonomy and dignity' of patients who identify as transgender.
Former President Barack Obama, during a visit to India, said "there’s no way" to bridge differences with climate change skeptics.
A new Gallup poll reveals a troubling trend in the U.S.: Americans are detached from reality.
Reducing the prison population requires a deeper understanding of what drives "the revolving door," two academics say.
Harvard-educated author and self-described "lie spotter" Pamela Meyer says spotting lies is not that hard--if you know what signs to look for.
It isn’t uncommon for scientists to try to use philosophers for target practice.
If the father is the natural intermediary between the child and the world as a result of the biological differences between the mother and the father, then that is not a role to toss aside lightly.