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Alex B. Berezow

Alex B. Berezow
Dr. Alex B. Berezow is the editor of RealClearScience and co-author of Science Left Behind. He holds a Ph.D. in microbiology. His work has appeared in CNN, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Forbes, among other outlets. Follow him on Twitter @AlexBerezow

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Modern Science Writers Leave Science Behind

The co-author of a book on partisan science recently examined by Pacific Standard argues that our reviewer was a little too partisan himself.

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Sufferers of Social Anxiety Disorder, Your Friends Like You

The first study of friends' perceptions suggest they know something's off with their pals but like them just the same.

Standing Up for My Group by Kicking Yours

Members of a minority ethnic group are less likely to express support for gay equality if they believe their own group suffers from discrimination.

How Old Brains Learn New Tricks

A new study shows that the neural plasticity needed for learning doesn't vanish as we age—it just moves.

Ethnic Diversity Deflates Market Bubbles

But it's not in the rainbow and sing-along way you'd hope for. We just don't trust outsiders' judgments.

Online Brain Exercises Are Probably Useless

Even under the guidance of a specialist trainer, computer-based brain exercises have only modest benefits, a new analysis shows.

The Big One

One company, Comcast, will control up to 40 percent of Internet service coverage in the U.S., and 19 of the top 20 cable markets, if a proposed merger with Time Warner Cable is approved by regulators. November/December 2014

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