National Academies of Sciences rebuke claim 2016 GMO crops report 'tainted' by conflicts of interest

National Academies of Sciences rebuke claim 2016 GMO crops report ‘tainted’ by conflicts of interest

[Editor's note: The following is a letter to the editor of the Chronicle of Higher Education from the Committee on Genetically ...
National Academies tighten conflict-of-interest policies after backlash stemming from GMO, pain-relief reports

National Academies tighten conflict-of-interest policies after backlash stemming from GMO, pain-relief reports

Paul Basken | 
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are toughening their financial conflict-of-interest policies after publishing reports that some critics ...

Neuroscience research has long way to go

Gary Marcus, Adam Marblestone, Jeremy Freeman | 
The human brain contains roughly 86 billion neurons and trillions, perhaps hundreds of trillions, of intricate interconnections among those neurons ...

Misguided nostalgia for our paleo past

Marlene Zuk | 
The following is an edited excerpt. It's hard to escape the recurring conviction that somewhere, somehow, things have gone wrong ...

The mysterious genetics of homosexuality

David Barash | 
[A] reasonable summary is that, when it comes to male homosexuality, there is almost certainly a direct influence, although probably ...

The new eugenics movement

Nathaniel Comfort | 
The Chronicle of Higher Education has a piece out by Nathaniel Comfort, The Eugenic Impulse. I would just like to ...