Pesticides and food: It’s not a black and white issue

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Why almost all psychologists are ideologically liberal, and why it matters

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When New York University psychologist Jonathan Haidt asked about a thousand attendees at the annual meeting of the Society for ...
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Viewpoint: Consumers gain little from 23andMe’s screening for BRCA cancer genes

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This month [March], the FDA granted the genetics company 23andMe permission to offer direct-to-consumer testing for three of the more than 1,000 ...
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‘Sham surgeries’: Placebo effect could be harnessed for good

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Seen through different eyes, the process of modern surgery may look more more spiritual than scientific, said orthopedic surgeon Stuart Green, ...
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New England Journal of Medicine: Mammogram screenings has led to surge in unnecessary surgeries

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A study published ... by the The New England Journal of Medicine added to a growing body of evidence that ...
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Sex testing should not be designed to suppress Caster Semenya’s born talent

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[Caster] Semenya’s case is the latest saga in sport’s checkered history of sex testing, a task that is purportedly aimed ...

Is psychology’s reproducibility problem a setback, or part of scientific process?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As science grapples with ...

Proving Zika link to microcephaly will take a lot more research

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For weeks, Zika virus ...

Why studies linking diet to health are almost always flawed.

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Whatever you’re worried about, ...
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Confused when you should get a mammogram? Here’s why

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  If you’re a woman ...

Why your convictions probably aren’t as strong as you think they are

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Paul Offit likes to tell a story about how his wife, pediatrician Bonnie Offit, was about to give a child ...

Is there a scientific basis to the paleo diet?

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The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the ...