The Harvard linguist says Enlightenment reasoning is central to both material and moral progress.
How an innovative collaboration could help bring back America's only barrier reef from the brink of destruction.
The CDC's Framing of Homicide and Suicide As 'Public Health' Issues Provides Cover for Biden's Gun Control Agenda
The agency returns to a research area where it has caused much controversy in the past.
A New York Times Reporter Claims Americans Distrust the Government's COVID-19 Advice Because They Don't Understand How Science Works
If so, public health officials have compounded the problem with disingenuous arguments, dubious policy shifts, and misleading statements.
Paid plasma donation is a financial lifeline for Mexican donors and a medical lifeline for plasma-dependent patients.
AOC Says Amazon Abuses Market Power, Ignores Fact That Customers Shop at Amazon Because They Want To
After returning from space yesterday, Jeff Bezos thanked Amazon customers who made his fortune possible.
May our new space billionaires produce spinoff technologies for the rest of us to enjoy in due time!
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.
Bloodstain pattern analysis is one of several forensic techniques that has come under scrutiny in recent years for its lack of established error rates.
Science writer Steven Johnson, author of the new book Extra Life, on vaccines, medical breakthroughs, and life after Covid.
"A lot of what you're seeing as attacks on me quite frankly are attacks on science."
The COVID-19 adviser's unsatisfying explanation of his conversion feeds skepticism about the value of a sensible precaution.
Theatrical safety checks don't keep people safe—vaccines do.
There's a good chance they haven't been preventing the spread of COVID, and they might even be counterproductive.
An Epidemiologist Confirms That the CDC Director Misrepresented Her Study of Outdoor COVID-19 Transmission
A co-author of the article that Rochelle Walensky cited says outdoor settings probably account for "substantially less than 1 percent" of infections.
The CDC Director Misrepresented the Study She Cited To Justify Her Misleading Estimate of Outdoor COVID-19 Risk
Rochelle Walensky's gloss is puzzling in light of the evidence presented in the systematic review on which she relied.
From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, we want to believe one small tweak will solve our problems, says Jesse Singal.
From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, Americans are suckers for bad ideas from psychologists.
Regulators haven't kept up with the times when it comes to the changing nature of ventures into space.
Plus: Commemorating the first U.S. sex worker protest, why Parler is a success story for Section 230, and more...
Human ingenuity is enabling us to get ever more goods and services from fewer and fewer resources.
Harvard's Martin Kulldorff vs. Andrew Noymer of UC Irvine
The state's electricity grid operators warned in 2019 that power shortages might become increasingly common when heat waves hit in the coming years.
Delivering rapid at-home testing kits to 330 million Americans is "something we can actually do at warp speed."
A Group of Scientists Wants To Reopen Society. Here's What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About What They Said.
The Great Barrington Declaration asks how much collateral damage is too much.
In The End of Gender, Debra Soh stands up for impartial research—and for LGBTQ rights.