Science

Crimes Against Humanities
Now science wants to invade the liberal arts. Don't let it happen.
September 03, 2013

Science goes where it doesn’t belong.

11 Far-Out Projects Funded by Famous Billionaires
August 15, 2013

South African entrepreneur Elon Musk, the Tesla founder who made his name by co-founding PayPal, unveiled plans Monday for a high-speed tubular transportation system called the "Hyperloop," which could shuttle passengers between San Francisco to Los

The Real Cure for AIDS
The new case for universal HIV screening
August 14, 2013

In March 3, at a conference in Atlanta, a 59-year-old needlepoint expert, former missionary, and specialist in pediatric infectious disease named Hannah Gay announced that she’d found a cure for HIV.

Proven by Science: There Is No Such Thing as "Hookup Culture"
August 13, 2013

You’d think that sixteen years of Catholic education would’ve inured me to watching middle-aged adults freak out about sex.

Academic Journal: Does Your Period Affect Your Politics?
The long history of sexist pseudo-science grows a little longer
August 11, 2013

In June, Psychological Science, an academic monthly that calls itself the "the highest ranked empirical journal in psychology," published a peer-reviewed article titled "The Fluctuating Female Vote: Politics, Religion and the Ovulatory Cycle." Lead-a

No, Science Doesn't Have All the Answers
August 07, 2013

Kibbitzing with Leon Wieseltier on scientism, threats to the humanities, and the highbrow/lowbrow wars.

Science Is Not Your Enemy
An impassioned plea to neglected novelists, embattled professors, and tenure-less historians
August 06, 2013

A plea for an intellectual truce.

The Chewing Sound and the Fury
What if small, everyday noises ruined your life?
July 18, 2013

What if small, everyday noises ruined your life?

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