Science can help you decide which diet works best for you.
'Why is nutrition so confusing?' is a common lament, but the truth is out there. Forget fad diets and media hype. It's time to harness the power of science to create a healthy and sustainable diet.
Les plateformes de financement participatif pourraient offrir des occasions de s’attaquer aux causes des inégalités dans les soins de santé en facilitant des partenariats entre campagnes de financement individuelles et organismes philanthropiques.
Le sociofinancement médical recueille des milliards de dollars chaque année - surtout pour ceux qui ont déjà de bons emplois et sont propriétaires de leur propre maison.
Crowdfunding platforms could create opportunities to partner individual campaigns with philanthropic organizations that address background causes of health-care gaps.
Medical crowdfunding raises billions of dollars annually -- mostly for those who already have good jobs and own their own homes.
Health workers from Bwera hospital prepare to transport the body of a fifty-year-old woman who died of Ebola to the burial site in Bwera, Uganda.
Ebola is difficult to contain because of human social and behavioural factors. But it can be if 100% of the infected people's contacts are identified and monitored.
The institution’s west dormitory is depicted in this 1942 photograph. Scudder demanded that no walls be erected on the prison grounds.
Scudder's approach was grounded in trust and mutual respect. There would be no guards, no weapons, no walls and no uniforms.
Donald Trump receives historically low favorability ratings.
Approval ratings are usually a good way to predict the winner of the next presidential election. But Trump's numbers fall far outside any historical trends.
Des professionnels de la santé enterrent un enfant mort du virus Ebola dans la province du Nord-Kivu, en République démocratique du Congo. La propagation du virus ne donne aucun signe d'essoufflement.
Hugh Kinsella Cunningham/EPA
Les faits sont incontestables : l'épidémie actuelle d'Ebola est en expansion et ne donne aucun répit. La méfiance envers l’autorité, la guerre civile et le virus constituent un cocktail explosif.
Health workers burying a child who died of Ebola in the DRC’s North Kivu province.
Hugh Kinsella Cunningham/EPA
The grim facts are undisputed: the current Ebola outbreak is expanding, largely unabated.
Examining chicken intestines, reading the tea leaves, watching the markets – people turn to experts for insight into the mysteries that surround them.
Hidden forces are always at work in the world, and people always want to control them, a cognitive anthropologist explains. Enter the human universal of shamanism.
The solution to too much screen time may just be more apps.
Software makers including Apple have been creating apps aimed at limiting how much time we spend using our smartphones. A behavioral scientist explains how – and whether – they work.
Many American mothers say part-time work would be ideal.
For many working women, motherhood is a major interruption to their career. Some eventually work their way back up to full-time work, but there are many other paths that women might follow.
During high-stress deadly epidemics, even well-trained responders can get caught up in behaviors that are more harmful than helpful.
AP Photo/Olivier Matthys
The high stress conditions of an outbreak can spread a dysfunctional culture among those working to fight it. A survey after the 2015 Ebola epidemic quantified the issue – and suggests a better way.
Tarana Burke created #MeToo in 2006 but it didn’t emerge as a mass social movement until 2017.
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
From the French Revolution to #MeToo, social movements often burst into the mainstream with what seems like little warning. Cass Sunstein explains why.
La science fait partie de la vie quotidienne. Beaucoup d'informations circulent, et disent un fait et son contraire. La démarche journalistique est d'autant plus nécessaire.
La science fait partie de la vie quotidienne. Les informations circulent et disent un fait et son contraire. Les journalistes doivent tenir compte de toutes les ambiguïtés d'un sujet.
U.S. Attorney for District of Massachusetts Andrew Lelling announces indictments in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal March 12.
The college admission cheating scandal recently announced by the Department of Justice shows why colleges should admit students via lottery, argues an expert on college admissions.
Let’s work together.
People – individually and in groups – were not as good at facial recognition as an algorithm. But five people plus the algorithm, working together, were even better.
Hoosick Fall, N.Y. is one of many U.S. communities whose drinking water has been contaminated with PFOA or PFOS.
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EPA is moving to regulate two chemicals from a group called PFAS that are contaminating drinking water. A public health expert explains why the agency should take much broader action.
Our decision-making and conduct is influenced by what we read, see or hear.
Science is a part of everyday life. Science journalists can do more to connect science to the public.
Assembling capacitors for electric automobiles at SBE, Inc. in Barre, Vermont, July 16, 2010. SBE received a $9 million stimulus grant to build electric drive components.
AP Photo/Toby Talbot
An Obama administration veteran offers some insights from his experience about driving massive increases in clean energy.
This narrow street, lined with parked cars but devoid of people, is both unwelcoming and unsafe for cyclists.
Minorities are driving the bicycling boom, but bike infrastructure investments often neglect their needs. A new study explores what riders in low-income and minority neighborhoods want.