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.
Are we doomed to mix politics and climate science?
Many of Hollywood's brightest stars have been accused of what a sex therapist calls ‘eroticized rage’.
Joshua Sutcliffe, a Christian pastor from Oxford, admitted he said 'Well done girls' when addressing a group that included a transgender student.
The urge to check social media is now stronger than the urge for sex, a recent study found.
“You think that their emotional problems are going to get better by giving them estrogen, fine. That’s called optimism. It’s not called scientific method."
European and American men report the same primary reason for cheating. And it has nothing to do with marital happiness or contentment.
What the Piltdown Man hoax from 1912 can teach science today.
The surprising benefits of sadness.
The question of whether a God exists is heating up in the 21st century.
Science isn’t inherently associated with liberal or conservative viewpoints, but tribal politics does influence how people think about science.
In some universities, academics are waging a flat-out war on reality.
A new paper seems to ignore recent climate models in order to proclaim that global warming is on the rise.
New scientific findings show that men and women have huge genetic differences previously unknown.
The rise of obesity in the U.S. tracks closely with the expansion of America's primary food assistance program.
Did the celebrity science spokesman cover up his past views on gender?
IQ isn't the only way to measure smarts.
Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom.
Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions.
This is a popular historical canard that has everything going for it except objectivity, rationality, and impartiality.
Marching is an expression of subjective emotions. Science is an attempt to put subjectivity aside to discover how nature works.
Neil deGrasse Tyson released a new video on what he sees as a growing anti-intellectualism in the U.S..
If scientists really want to know who’s to blame for bad science, they need to look at themselves.