A bipartisan bill aimed to help the U.S. “compete” with China would only slow down scientific progress.
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The best available evidence suggests fears about fetal risk, while not totally unwarranted, are often overblown.
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Americans are choosing jobs, brands, and friends for partisan reasons, say researchers.
People who suffer from a "tendency for interpersonal victimhood" present themselves as weak, hurt, and vengeful.
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In new studies, many people "reported that morally good beliefs require less evidence to be justified, and that, in some circumstances, a morally good belief can be justified even in the absence of sufficient evidence."
Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Manipulators Are More Likely To Engage in 'Virtuous Victim Signaling,' Says Study
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A Formerly Secret Memo Explains the DEA's Long Delay in Approving New Producers of Marijuana for Research
The Justice Department concluded in 2018 that an anti-drug treaty requires stricter controls than the DEA originally planned.
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Rough calculations from two preliminary population screening studies in California.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health reportedly damaged monkeys' brains with acid before showing them pictures of fruit.
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Studies show no connection between games and real-world aggression.
Clearing the way for additional research into those drugs will help craft public policy regarding their use, and could open the door to additional medical uses.
The Agricultural Research Service announced that it would no longer be using cats for research purposes.
Places that score high for gender equality also show more sex differences on personality tests.
Two years after accepting applications, the DEA has yet to grant licenses to growers.
After years of being blamed for weight gain and metabolic issues, zero-calorie sweeteners and the drinks they flavor are being absolved.
A large new study out of the U.K. proves it.
Have you heard about "Meltdown" and "Spectre"? Here's what you need to know.
A TaxPayers' Alliance report says EU farm subsidies, tariffs, and overly strict regulations have made food in Britain seventeen percent costlier.
Due to lack of information from death certificates, only half are properly recorded.
Global study goes against the grain on fats, fruits, and dietary dogma
Studies showing an ostensible link between watching porn and committing rape are full of flaws.
And other fun notes from the world's largest gathering of psychedelic researchers.
New studies blame Instagram and gluttony as causes of food waste.
How to turn good news about today's youths into a demand for more government studies.
Acknowledging the ambiguity in research is hardly debunking myths.
Measuring the number of LGBT Americans is a challenge.
The first in a series of dispatches from PollsterCon