Salt causes a dehydration-like state that encourages the conversion of the starch in the french fry to fructose.
Robinson v. California helped to established a rehabilitative ideal: addiction should be dealt with as a therapeutic matter.
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
Frank Lloyd Wright captured serenity in his masterpiece, Fallingwater, but his egotistical tendencies made life for others anything but serene.
And either way, is energy or information conserved? When two things in the Universe that “always” occur meet one another, how do you know which one will win? Gravitational waves, […]
Thou shalt not conclude “aliens” from insufficient data. When it comes to what’s out there in this Universe, perhaps the only thing that’s greater than our cosmic ignorance is the […]
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
In spite of a government mandate, females are often treated as afterthoughts in scientific research.
Clinical trials by Janssen Pharmaceuticals showed troubling results.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
Does a person still get to be "the honorable" if they are tossed out for not being honorable?
Observations have been ruined; scientific satellites with the right-of-way have had to alter course. Here’s a how-to guide to doing better. In any field of business or industry, the prevailing rule […]
Dr. Joel Smithers was recently sentenced to decades in prison for the numerous illegal prescriptions he gave out.
Even before publication, health agencies were asking the journal not to publish the research.
The Justice Department has long held the view that a sitting president cannot be indicted. However there is a fail-safe mechanism in the law reserved for special circumstances.
Some Democrats and political analysts are calling Trump an ‘unindicted co-conspirator’ after his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to eight felonies.
How worried should we be about bacteria with an alcohol tolerance? Be afraid, be very afraid.
Past research on ‘disgust sensitivity’ show it’s linked to political orientation, but the new study is the first to explore exactly how it’s linked to voting behavior.
Sometimes conspiracy theories turn out to be true, like the one about how the CIA tried to use LSD to find a mind-control drug.
The Nonhuman Rights Project turns to philosophy to persuade courts to honor chimpanzees’ rights.