Reset Conspiracy theories seem to meet psychological needs and can be almost impossible to eradicate. One remedy: Keep them from taking root in the first place. By Greg Miller 1.14.2021 Assorted Ideas, Large & Small The United States of America was founded on a conspiracy theory. In the […]
Traffic planners, securities traders and military strategists all use it. Simulating the behavior of millions of idiosyncratic individuals also may be the best way to understand complex phenomena like pandemics.
Best known as a holiday trimming, the parasitic plant is a botanical luminary in its own right. Research suggests it may give as much as it receives from the flora and fauna around it. By Rachel Ehrenberg 12.18.2020 Some plants are so entwined with tradition that it’s impossible […]
Opinion OPINION: Women have been pulled away from their jobs during the pandemic. Here’s what they need right now from male allies in the office. By W. Brad JohnsonBy David G. Smith 12.10.2020 Men who thought the Covid-19 “she-cession” was misnamed should take a look at the recent […]
Itching has myriad causes and mechanisms, many of which remain elusive. Scientists are making headway on parsing its biological underpinnings, in hope of better treatments. By Katherine Harmon Courage 11.6.2020