Yes, the placebo effect is all in your mind. And it’s real. Over the last several years, doctors noticed a mystifying trend: Fewer and fewer new pain drugs were getting through double-blind placebo control
The beleaguered company’s failure is a sign of what’s to come for many ad-based websites. Yahoo filed its final quarterly report this week. And just like that, the once-mighty tech firm is exiting public
What happens when diagnosis is automated? One evening last November, a fifty-four-year-old woman from the Bronx arrived at the emergency room at Columbia University’s medical center with a grinding headache.
As of a few weeks ago, advertisements for JPMorgan Chase were appearing on about 400,000 websites a month. It is the sort of eye-popping number that has become the norm these days for big companies that
The philosophers he influenced set the stage for the technological revolution that remade our world. THE HISTORY Of computers is often told as a history of objects, from the abacus to the Babbage engine
Pokhlebkin reconsidered “His name was magical. Legendary,” claimed an article in the newspaper Vechernyaya Moskva (Evening Moscow) on the third anniversary of Pokhlebkin’s death. “Many believed it to a
Most of management theory is inane, writes our correspondent, the founder of a consulting firm. If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an M.B.A. Study philosophy instead During the seven years I