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Mammography’s limits becoming clear

Philip Strax was just 38 years old when his wife Bertha died from breast cancer. He was, a friend said later, powerfully in love with her, and her …

Do You Know All The Lyrics To Bohemian Rhapsody?

1<p>Next<p>i.ytimg.com<p>i.ytimg.com<p>Is this the real life? Is this just _____?<p>x<p>i.ytimg.com<p>Is this the real life? Is this just …

Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

• Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier<br>• Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Inpatient<br>• Medicare …

How Foreign Policy Changes Domestic Policy

The late Chalmers Johnson, the great analyst of the American empire, warned that if Americans didn't give up the empire, they would come to live …

Parental Alienation Awareness

From Postcards from SplitsvilleAs a young teenager, I had a brush with parental alienation.While standing at a sink washing dishes it was declared to …

10 facts about infidelity

Love isn’t so much an emotion, says biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, as it is a brain system, one of three that’s related to mating and …

Dad Surprises Daughter by Painting House Black

Struggling to be accepted is an issue countless teenagers experience every day. And while back to school time is meant to be a joyous occasion, for …

The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart

This post has a new home! Click here to read it alongside other conversations with Sal. By: Salman Khan Join …

Stop Googling your health questions. Use these sites instead.

<i>Welcome to</i> <b>Burden of Proof</b><i>, a regular column in which Julia Belluz (a journalist) and Steven Hoffman (an academic) join forces to tackle the most pressing health issues of our time — especially bugs, drugs, and pseudoscience thugs — and uncover the best science behind them. Have suggestions or</i> …

How to tell a story

Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling …

Scientists Send Messages Directly From One Brain To Another

By Francie Diep<p>So a team of neuroscientists sent a message from the brain of one person in India, to the brains of three people in France, using …

Why Do We Kiss?

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tells GMO Critics to "Chill Out"

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>The Cosmos star says we've been genetically modifying our food for "tens of …

"What should we think about death?"

A short Humanist animation about death, afterlife, and living in the here and now.<p>Written & produced by the British Humanist Association, and …

The Supreme Court Now Leans Libertarian

Roughly one year ago, shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court concluded its 2012-2013 term, progressive legal activist Simon Lazarus took to the pages …

The Problem With People, Not Pit Bulls

<i>A June 20th Time.com piece by Charlotte Alter called “The Problem With Pit Bulls” elicited a flood of protest mail from supporters of the breed. We</i> …

confirmation bias Archives

So many of you have taken the time to respond to my blogs thoughtfully that I feel I should comment in kind. In looking through the many comments, …

Making the World Better

Authors Aaron Ross PowellIf you believe Nick Hanauer and Eric Liu, libertarians are nuts. In a recent commentary, they gave a litany of reasons for …

Political Science

Will Wilkinson, Libertarian

My friend (and former Cato colleague) Will Wilkinson repudiates the “libertarian” label:<p>I’m not interested in identifying which among the many kinds of bleeding-heart libertarian I am because I’m not interested in identifying myself a libertarian. Ideological labels are mutable, but at any given …

Carl Sagan’s Reading List

<i>“Success,”</i> concluded this 1942 anatomy of inspiration, <i>“depends on sufficient knowledge of the special subject, and a variety of extraneous knowledge to produce new and original combinations of ideas.”</i> Few are the heroes of modern history more “successful” and inspired than the great Carl Sagan, and …

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Looking Back to Look Forward: Blacks, Liberty, and the State

Libertarians tend to think of freedom as either a means to an end of maximum utility—e.g., free markets produce the most wealth—or, in a more …

After This Audio Illusion, You'll Never Trust Your Ears Again

It might be a little too early in the morning to have your mind blown, but this audio illusion is worth your time because it demonstrates your …

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Galleries | Mitosis in Pig Kidney Epithelial Cells

Mitosis in Pig Kidney Epithelial Cells<p>Perhaps the most recognizable phase of mitosis is termed metaphase, a stage where the chromosomes, attached to …