Researchers at University College London link waist circumference with dementia.
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The great mythologist reminds us that our bliss is part of our suffering.
Is coolness wearing a leather jacket and slicking your hair back? Or is it "a measured rebellion" within established boundaries? One big thinker tells us that being "cool" is sort of like a cult, at least from a sociological standpoint.
Israeli food-tech company DouxMatok (Hebrew for "double sweet") has created a sugary product that uses 40 percent less actual sugar yet still tastes sweet.
And if they could, would they care, asks philosopher John Gray in his new book.
Even tyrants and despots offer wisdom worth heeding.
The heart of the religious ritual is mysticism, argues Brian Muraresku in "The Immortality Key."
New research pinpoints the neurons responsible for your choices.
Move over, forest bathing.
Andrew Wakefield turned away from science and to the tabloids to spread his fabricated data.
What good is a conspiracy theory you can't profit from?
You're always in control of your breath.
Apparently the Catholic Church is a small business.
A new study on brain differences between sexes sparks a persistent question.
A new study from Ohio State University details implicit bias.
Duke University researchers might have solved a half-century old problem.
A new study pushes back on psychiatry industry talking points.
Sophists used rhetoric and debate to arrive at practical truths.
A debate is raging inside and outside of churches.
New research suggests anti-vaxxers overestimate all problems associated with mortality.
Johann Hari knows that mental health is really a social issue.
None of us know where this is heading, but we can still learn from the moment.
A new study shows the benefits of calorie restriction. Never has such advice been more needed.
It's never too late to start strengthening your brain.
Not everything needs a medium to travel through. If we can overcome that assumption, we don’t need the aether at all. All throughout the Universe, different types of signals propagate. Some […]
The separation of church and state is being dismantled one bill at a time.
Will Storr has written a masterful guide to writing with "The Science of Storytelling."
In 2018, cancer drugs earned the pharmaceutical industry $123.8 billion. Soon, they'll be worth billions more.
Forthcoming Phase II trials with ibogaine aim to find out.
Antisocial is a deep dive into the extremist views.