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• October 08, 2012 • 10:31 PM
• October 08, 2012 • 10:31 PM
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October 17 • 4:00 PM
Lessons from over a year on the beat.
October 17 • 2:00 PM
A world without “he.” Or “she.”
October 17 • 11:01 AM
Physicists investigate how to grow food more efficiently in fine-grained soil.
October 17 • 10:00 AM
Without proper funding, the answer might not even matter.
October 17 • 8:00 AM
Seattle is leading the way in the micro-housing movement as an affordable alternative to high-cost city living.
October 17 • 6:00 AM
Can an intense belief that you’re about to die actually kill you? Researchers are learning more about “voodoo death” and how it isn’t limited to superstitious, foreign cultures.
October 17 • 4:00 AM
A survey of people who have earned degrees in the arts find they are doing relatively well, although their education didn’t provide much guidance on managing a career.
October 16 • 4:00 PM
Cognitive dissonance and clinging to paradigms even in the face of accumulated anomalous facts.
October 16 • 2:00 PM
As the FCC considers how to regulate Internet providers, the telecom industry’s stealth campaign for hearts and minds encompasses everything from art installations to LOLcats.
October 16 • 11:00 AM
A study of vegetative patients closes in on the nature of consciousness.
October 16 • 10:00 AM
Danielle Henderson spent six years and $60,000 on college and beyond. The effects of that education? Not as advertised.
October 16 • 8:00 AM
Community courts across the country are fighting judicial backlog and lowering re-arrest rates.
October 16 • 6:00 AM
Without proper legal instruments, women with abusive partners are often forced to make a difficult choice: kill or be killed.
October 16 • 4:00 AM
New research finds neurotic people are more likely to suffer a serious health problem.
October 16 • 2:00 AM
Why shouldn’t distant locales tied to jobs in the urban core count in a housing expenditure study?
October 15 • 4:00 PM
Highly educated, middle-class parents are less likely to use corporal punishment to discipline their children than less-educated, working-class, and poor parents.
October 15 • 2:00 PM
Charles Ornstein takes a test drive using the federal government’s new website for drug and device payments and finds it virtually unusable.
October 15 • 12:00 PM
Anti-aging creams make absurd claims that they repair DNA damage or use stem-cell treatments. When cosmetics companies and dermatologists partner to maximize profits, who is responsible for protecting the consumer?
October 15 • 10:00 AM
Pizza might be the only thing that can bring men and women together.
October 15 • 9:04 AM
Technology is a great way to activate gallery space, but it shouldn’t take it over.
October 15 • 8:00 AM
How what was once standard footwear for 16th-century Persian horsemen became “fashion’s most provocative accessory.”
October 15 • 7:22 AM
A survey finds college students don’t always take alerts seriously.
October 15 • 6:00 AM
Is the biology class tradition a useful rite of passage or a schoolroom relic?
October 15 • 4:00 AM
New research on Massachusetts schoolchildren finds a tangible benefit to regular exposure to nature.