Love is an emotion and an instinct for sure, but the ability to love is a skill that every young person should be taught, given how important relationships and love are to every aspect of our lives.
What would happen if genetic sequencing were standard care for undiagnosed diseases? And how can we ensure that the future of genomics benefits everyone, not just the one percent?
Alex Honnold's successful free solo of El Capitan is a remarkable triumph of humankind in collaboration with nature. But let's be careful about what lessons we take away from it.
An expert on the National Health Service says the reason America doesn't have universal coverage might be a difference in mindset.
A fecal-transplant patient has died unexpectedly just as the FDA is deciding the future of the unconventional procedure.
When endeavoring to stay informed about a 2020 campaign landscape that features dozens of candidates, it can be tempting to rely on political polling as a shortcut to news-gathering.
Zuckerberg believes government regulation of social media platforms is the best way to handle the complex moral decisions private companies are trying to make on their own.
Promising health care isn’t always enough to meaningfully safeguard the health of a country’s citizens.
Talking about how to parent might be one of hardest parts of being a pediatrician.
Humanity has added three decades to people's life spans in the past 150 years. Science is only beginning to catch up.
Musician Yoko Sen remembered listening to the beeping and the chaos when she was in the hospital and wondering if those were the last sounds she would ever hear.
The divide between targeted values-based approaches and broad-based efforts remains a fascinating reflection of the tensions inherent in Trump-era women’s organizing.
While all emotions are valid, their usefulness might ultimately come down to how well a person is able to interpret the signals that their feelings provide.
Just how unevenly is “upward mobility” dispersed throughout the country?
What if when you posted something on Twitter or Instagram or another service, the platform gave you feedback? For example, “You just upset 10,000 people.”
Computer systems don’t anticipate all the types of people who might use them. What are the innocuous, and more problematic, consequences of this?
The fear of running out of charge still drives consumer habits around electric vehicles.
Happiness, says designer Ingrid Fetell Lee, is a broad evaluation of how we feel about our lives over time.
Do you know whether eggs are good for you? What about coffee, red wine, or chocolate?
History has made the term "socialism" vague and unproductive, according to linguistics professor John McWhorter. Should it be retired?
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