Alvaro Sarria

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Why the police shouldn't use Glocks

Timothy Stansbury died in a New York housing project stairwell in 2004 because he startled a police officer. The officer's surprise at encountering Stansbury caused the officer's hand to clench and his weapon to fire. The death was ruled accidental by a grand jury, though the officer was later …

Housing

Bullying does more long-term mental health harm than abuse, study says

The long-term effects of being bullied by other kids are worse than being abused by an adult, new research shows.<p>Among a large group of children in England, those who were bullied were 60% more likely to have mental health problems as adults than were those who suffered physical, emotional or …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

Germany’s reissue of Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” stirs debate

There is no escaping it: Seventy years after Adolf Hitler’s death, the copyright on “Mein Kampf” will expire, and his hate-filled diatribe will be republished in Germany in January 2016 — the first time since World War II.<p>Understandably, the reissue of the notorious screed, in which Hitler rails …