Harvard political scientist Robert Putnam warned that people divorced from community "are first and foremost among the supporters of extremism.”
University of Ottawa professor Jennifer A. Chandler pointed out that combining organ donation with euthanasia could be ethically problematic.
It is bad enough to torture the data, but it is indefensible to torture patients based on manipulated results.
How are we to know who is and who isn’t an alien? And, most creepy of all, how do we know if we might be aliens ourselves?
Isaac Asimov’s laws are still mentioned as a template for guiding our development of robots.
Sociologists, economists, geographers and historians describe the divide from different angles.
Children are natural musicians, as they readily sing, dance and play music from the time they are infants.
The targeted cuts would have a positive impact beyond the US debt clock.
Much of what the media reports as “science” is actually partisan propaganda that is refuted by science. The issue of global warming is rife with this.
Defective corn kernels show striking similarities to cancer cells, researchers discovered.
Humans tend to be fascinated by arrogant people, but they don’t want to live like them.
Three out of five people (58%) admit they Google health information to avoid seeing a health professional.
Why do we think children prefer reading on screens versus paper?
Sleepwalking is on the rise, researchers say. Why do some enter into such a potentially harmful state during sleep?
Philosopher Jesse Prinz has argued that empathy is prejudiced and leads to “moral myopia.”
Academics say in new paper that moral outrage is "a means of reducing guilt over one’s own moral failings and restoring a moral identity.”
A recent Pew Internet Survey found that four out of 10 people online have been harassed online.
In the digital playground that is Facebook, our inputs are binary.
An unhealthy belief in the importance of the self makes people reactive, defensive, and unhappy.
Aristotle said rituals define who we are. But a recent study shows new habits are not easily formed.
Though nano-techology can’t do everything that science fiction has promised just yet, it is changing the world as we know it.
Medical experts speak out against supporting transitions for transgender children.
The stereotype that women are by nature better than men at child rearing is reinforced by the assumption that parental duties must be split equally.
The ban comes days after the British paper published a story in which a whistleblower alleged a federal agency manipulated climate data.
Rather than suppressing our kids’ natural behavior with powerful medications, maybe we need to learn to suppress our own.
Politics is not the only place to look for 'fake news".
A pair of researchers found that traffic jams don't just waste time and fuel, they actually precipitate domestic violence.
Children born into cohabiting families are about twice as likely to see their parents split, a new study found.