Delta Variant Makes It Even More Important to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine, Even if You’ve Already Had the Coronavirus
Research shows people who were previously infected with coronavirus might be susceptible to the new strains, while people who were vaccinated were more likely to be protected
25-Year-Long Study of Black Women Links Frequent Use of Lye-Based Hair Relaxers to a Higher Risk of Breast Cancer
The elevated risk for the heaviest users of lye-based hair products – which included about 20% of study participants – is concerning
Mindfulness in the U.S. is frequently offered simply as a tool for focusing attention and improving well-being, a conception of mindfulness some critics have referred to as "McMindfulness"
Benjamin Franklin’s Fight Against a Deadly Virus: Colonial America Was Divided Over Smallpox Inoculation, but He Championed Science to Skeptics
The varying responses to a deadly smallpox outbreak 300 years ago provide an eerily prescient object lesson for today's world, similarly devastated by a virus and divided over vaccination
Each side is just as likely to play mental gymnastics when it comes to justifying their bad behavior
In 2020, only 12.8% of U.S. inventors receiving patents were women. Historically, male researchers have ignored the medical needs of women.
Narcissistic People Aren’t Just Full of Themselves – New Research Finds They’re More Likely to Be Aggressive and Violent
People who think they are superior have no qualms about attacking those they regard as inferior
Sending Science Majors Into Elementary Schools Helps Latino and Black Students Realize Scientists Can Look Like Them
Research shows a more diverse scientific community could lead to more innovation, better health care, more supportive academic spaces and a greater trust in science
Can Schools Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Now That Pfizer’s Shot Is Authorized for Kids 12 and Up?
The Food and Drug Administration has granted the first emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents. What comes next?
Do You Really Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day? An Exercise Scientist Explains Why Your Kidneys Say ‘No’
Healthy people can actually die from drinking too much water