As a long-time academic librarian, I have spent a good part of my career teaching college students to think critically about information. For me, the recent spate of stories about large segments of the population falling for fake news stories…
By Timothy J. Jorgensen for The Conversation
Do male cellphone users really risk infertility due to radiation?…
By Igor Bray for The Conversation
The researchers at CERN managed to isolate several atoms of antimatter, which may clarify a puzzle dating back to The Big Bang.
By Miri Forbes, Nicholas Eaton and Robert Krueger, The Conversation
A satisfying sex life has been found to be important for health and well-being, regardless of age.
By Kevin D. Murphy for The Conversation
Trump Tower is loaded with polished metal and stone and clad in reflective glass. Will it stand just for the questionable taste of the one percent, or could it stimulate more creative, sustainable approaches to urban development?…
By Tobin Miller Shearer, The Conversation
The presidential pardoning of turkeys invites the question: What is the significance of such a public rite of forgiveness?…
By Claire Bowern, The Conversation
A Yale linguist explains how many colors exist in your language’s rainbow.
By Ole J. Forsberg, The Conversation
From a media standpoint, the Election 2016 polls provided a great narrative, mathematician Ole J. Forsberg writes, but they had a margin of error, and journalists didn’t seem to understand what those words meant.
By Alan Jern, The Conversation
Research by psychologists provides some insight into how most humans would actually act in HBO's Westworld.
By Leo Braudy, The Conversation
Why are we still so afraid?…
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