If You're Diagnosed With Dementia, Should You Lose Your Second Amendment Rights?
When a family member gets diagnosed with dementia, gun-rights advocates have a difficult choice ahead of them.
How Scientific Progress Is Changing the Stem Cell Debate
The morality of human embryonic stem cell research has long been contentious, but new discoveries could end the controversy.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: The Aspiring Astronaut and Polymath Who Sees Patterns in Just About Everything
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Survive and Thrive: How Big Data Is Transforming Health Care, Part II
Inside the promising marriage between data and health care: How health quantification could alleviate Parkinson's symptoms and improve the lives of Type 1 diabetics.
Placebo Power: The Superior Efficacy of 'Expensive' Fake Drugs
New research finds people suffering from Parkinson’s responded more strongly to a placebo if it was described to them as an expensive drug.
Coping With a Surprise Case of Brain Disease
Jesse Cheng is an otherwise healthy guy in his mid-30s who knew something was wrong the minute he punched his wife, who could very well prove to be the most valuable in a group of strategies used to come to terms with this unusual act of violence.