Academic journals are increasingly asking authors to use transparent reporting practices to "trust, but verify" that outcomes are not being reported in a biased way and to enable other researchers to reproduce the results. To implement...Show More Summary
HSE researchers examined the structure of online communities of Russian AIDS denialists—people who deny the reality of HIV and AIDS—and the manner in which they spread their ideas. The findings are published in American Behavioral Scientist.
Genes and environmental factors together can affect mental health
A new law lets anyone challenge what is taught in public schools. Plus: dark energy in power pills, elemental fixes, stopped clocks, and more
More than a third of dementia cases could be prevented with lifestyle changes such as controlling high blood pressure and getting more exercise, according to a major report published Thursday in...
Years, centuries or aeons?
Proper diagnosis is everything.
One small inventory error has led to a giant payday for Illinois woman Nancy Lee Carlson. A moon dust collection bag that Carlson bought for just $995 in an online government auction in 2015 sold for $1.8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York Thursday, the BBC reports....
Big Data vs Mother Nature.
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A new hope for treatment.
Kids these days.
They're calling them baby organs.
Diagnosing Alzheimer's is a guessing game—and many doctors are guessing wrong, according to early results from a new study presented Wednesday in London. The Washington Post reports doctors tested 4,000 Medicare patients with mild cognitive impairment or dementia and discovered many of them definitively do not have Alzheimer's....
Huge if true.
Abraham Lincoln may have been a world-class orator, but one of his famous letters—known as one of the best English-language letters ever written—was "almost certainly" not authored by the former president. According to a press release, Lincoln sent a letter to a woman named Lydia Bixby in November...
Richard Brody reviews Luc Besson’s “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,” starring Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, and Rihanna.