Research is promising, but drug warriors stand in the way.
Although the HHS-recommended change would benefit researchers and the cannabis industry, it would not resolve the conflict between state and federal marijuana laws.
The doomsday consensus around climate change is "manufactured," says scientist Judith Curry.
Studies Keep Finding That Social Media Algorithms Don't Increase Polarization. Why Is the Press So Skeptical?
New research on Facebook before the 2020 election finds scant evidence to suggest algorithms are shifting our political views.
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Asked about people in general, respondents perceive moral decline. But when asked about specific acts or people in their personal worlds, the data tell a different story.
Home prices were unaffected by a ban on buy-to-rent housing in the Netherlands, but more affordable rental housing disappeared.
The few good studies on teen depression and social media undercut attempts to establish causal connections between the two.
A new report finds that "most children benefit from some degree of independence by the time they are 5–6 years old."
Retire the paw patrol.
Eliminating taxation on compensation for being a human guinea pig is just good public policy.
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Jonathan Haidt's integrity and transparency are admirable, but the studies he's relying on aren't strong enough to support his conclusions.
You shouldn't need permission to make a living.
Nature's 2020 endorsement of Joe Biden changed no minds but did significantly undermine trust in science.
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Reason first argued for researching such a planetary emergency cooling system 26 years ago.
If you look closely, you'll find a lot of contradictions.
A new paper from Mercatus shows how profit motive helped some nursing homes navigate COVID-19 better than others.
Researchers: Moscow’s social media meddling had little impact on the 2016 election.
The obvious problems with the article reflect a broader pattern that suggests a peer review bias against e-cigarettes.
A slew of recent research suggests parents should relax a bit about screen time.
Expanding options empowers families and improves education in the country and the city alike.
College students should be able to use their own judgment on COVID boosters, not be forced into them by learning institutions.
It’s a little thing, but thousands of people end up in jail over these types of avoidable technical violations.
Forensic techniques are nowhere near as reliable as cops shows pretend.
More than 900 had been held in isolation for more than a decade.
Making the U.S. semiconductor industry dependent on subsidies is not the way to stick it to China.
However wonderful it is to imagine a world in which these things are possible, the government shouldn’t be shelling out millions to entertain speculation.
But not so fast, Angelenos. No return to normal for you.
Phase 1 testing begins on new vaccine based on mRNA advances.
One step closer to solving the organ shortage crisis?
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Also vaccine boosters reduce risk of symptomatic infection by nearly 60 percent
Inside the dispute over gain-of-function research.
It may be more than you think.
A bipartisan bill aimed to help the U.S. “compete” with China would only slow down scientific progress.