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There are a lot of psychopaths amongst us… and some of them are gifts to society

Ross Pomeroy | 
As a happily married family man and a successful neuroscientist at the University of California-Irvine, [James] Fallon didn't exactly fit ...
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COVID = Less sex and more porn

Ross Pomeroy | 
In a recent paper published to the Archives of Sexual Behavior, [professor of media psychology and design Nicola] Döring explored a few of ...
Monsanto in Another Huge Lawsuit for Lying About Roundup Cancer Link

Viewpoint: Bogus glyphosate-cancer litigation undermines legitimate product safety lawsuits

Joseph Annotti | 
Nearly every American was taught the same six steps that serve as a fundamental building block to scientific education: Make ...
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What is the slippery notion of ‘consciousness’?

Ross Pomeroy | 
As humans, we know we [are conscious] but haven't a clue how it arises. It's a facet of intelligent life ...
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Why turning to germaphobia won’t protect us from another pandemic

Sophie Strosberg | 
As someone who has spent years doing research in health geography, I understand that this collective turn to cleanliness serves ...
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Powerful psychedelic drug ibogaine could help people kick opioid addictions

Ross Pomeroy | 
Somewhere around two million Americans suffer from opioid-related substance use disorder. Treatments like buprenorphine and methadone calm the brain circuits affected by opioids, reducing ...
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Outside of ‘occasional surges’, biodiversity evolution has been largely stagnant for millions of years, studies suggest

Gareth Willmer | 
The traditional view is that species have increased in diversity continuously over the past 200 million years, particularly in the last ...
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How did early humans avoid being wiped out by tuberculosis?

Ross Pomeroy | 
Tuberculosis is responsible for as many as one billion deaths in the last 200 years alone, but its murderous history ...
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First plants didn’t evolve flower color to attract pollinators, study suggests

Ross Pomeroy | 
Flowering plants feature a wondrous array of colors, the primary purpose of which is to attract insect pollinators. But this ...
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Ancient Egyptians loved beer. Here’s the recipe they used to brew it

Ross Pomeroy | 
The ancient Egyptians loved beer. According to Mohamed A. Farag, a Professor of Chemistry at The American University in Cairo: ...
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Too many carbs, calories? Nope. Lack of fiber biggest problem with American diets

Ross Pomeroy | 
Ask Americans about what they think is the biggest problem with their diets and you'll probably hear a variety of ...
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Viewpoint: 5 popular Netflix documentaries serve up pseudoscience about agriculture, chemicals and nutrition

Ross Pomeroy | 
Netflix brought in $15.8 billion in revenue in 2018 in part because the streaming service floods subscribers with a deluge ...
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Mimicking brain death: The danger of overdosing on this muscle relaxer

Ross Pomeroy | 
In a new case report, Turkish doctors from Dokuz Eylul University present a curious case of drug intoxication mimicking brain ...
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Viewpoint: Intellectual property tug-of-war could hinder the CRISPR gene-editing revolution

Ross Marchand | 
Conservative estimates place the value-added of [intellectual property] on the American economy at nearly $1 trillion annually... ... Take, for instance, ...
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China embraces artificial intelligence-driven agriculture, emerges as global technology hothouse

Craig Moran | 
China is facing a number of growing pains, but one in particular has proved more taxing than most: How can ...
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Controversial theory linking herpes to Alzheimer’s bolstered by study

Ross Pomeroy | 
An outside-the-box theory received new attention in an extensive study published [June 21] to the journal Neuron. Researchers based out of the Icahn ...
Viewpoint: New director of International Agency for Research on Cancer, under fire for promoting cancer fears, likely to maintain status quo

Viewpoint: New director of International Agency for Research on Cancer, under fire for promoting cancer fears, likely to maintain status quo

Andrew Magloughlin | 
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a World Health Organization subsidiary mired in controversy, picked Dr. Elisabete Weiderpass ...
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Big data meets taxonomy: Classifying animal species with ‘DNA barcoding’

Ross Pomeroy | 
[T]axonomy – the science of classifying organisms – would be so much easier if life forms came with barcodes… Interestingly enough, ...
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Do ‘brain training’ games actually help kids’ cognitive skills?

Ross Pomeroy | 
In just 13 years, brain training has sprouted from a fledgling industry to a behemoth projected to be worth as much ...
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