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Who’s More Believable: Science Expert or Random Internet Commenter?

In the latest battle of the war on science, many ignorant parents are risking the lives of their children and others by choosing...

Wanna Be a Doctor? You Need Psychology – Guide to the new MCAT

Psychology has finally become recognized as an study necessary to become a doctor, according to the non-profit organization AAMC (Association of American Medical...

The Secret to Happiness Revealed (No, seriously)

Being happy makes you not only live longer, but it makes you more successful in life. Philosophers have been writing about happiness for ages, and...

Are Patents Protecting Ideas or Stifling Innovation?

A patent is a form of intellectual property that can be granted with the presupposition that an invention for public consumption will come...

In Japan, Strangers are More Likely than Family to Give CPR for Cardiac Arrest

When it comes to Japanese people giving CPR to someone suffering a cardiac arrest, it appears as though water is actually thicker than...

Power and Rape – Part 1: Rape in the Military is a Career Killer… for the Victim

If you ever wanted to know just how bad “blaming the victim” can get, look no further than the U.S. military. It’s clear...

Vaccine Psychology – Part 1: Vaccine Price Influences Perceived Risk of Infection

Even the adults who are rational enough to know that vaccines are a good thing (as opposed to the horribly misguided anti-vaccination movement)...

Shinya Yamanaka, stem cells, and the Next Generation of Medicine

Japanese researcher Shinya Yamanaka has been a big name in science for years, but now his research has finally been validated by the...

Does Drinking Make College/University Students Happier?

A study on the social life of binge drinkers in college was published a month ago, and it’s not a good sign for...

Oh, For the Love of Smoking!

Why do people smoke when they know that smoking is bad for themselves? Reasons range from self-deception to “ignorance is bliss.” A popular...

Guns in America – Part 1: The Current State of Gun Violence

With thousands of Americans dying from gun violence each year, it seems that such stories are in the news so often that –...

Who Needs a Heart Anymore? – The Medical History of the Artificial Heart

We all know that we need a heart to live, but the human heart is quite susceptible to damage and diseases that can...

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