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False Positives

Colombian Peace Process and Cease-Fire Gets Big Boost From International Legislators

Dan Kovalik | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

At a critical juncture for the Colombian peace process, 245 lawmakers from the U.S. Congress, the Irish and UK Parliaments, and the Northern Irish Assembly have sent a letter of support to the Colombian government and FARC peace negotiators.

Matt Sledge

FBI Keeps Secret How Massive Facial Recognition Database Will Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

The FBI could soon compare suspects' faces against a digital database of millions of photographs. That concerns some civil liberties advocates, who wo...

A Call for Clarity on Mammography's Benefits and the Value of Early Detection

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Screening is more accurate and involves less radiation than ever before. Women might be demanding universal access to better, state-of-the-art facilities, rather than shying away from the test.

The ICC, Colombia and U.S.-Sponsored Violence

Dan Kovalik | Posted 02.13.2013 | World
Dan Kovalik

The International Criminal Court (ICC) just published its Interim Report on Colombia. It is an interesting read, revealing as much about the ICC itself as it does about Colombia.

What A 'False Positive' Feels Like

Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.21.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Fighting back tears and playing out scenes in my head where I bravely tell my kids how "everything will be fine," I walked into the imaging lab, which days ago seemed so harmless and now felt ominous.

Scientific Freedom, False Positives and the Fountain of Youth

Wray Herbert | Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

"Chronological rejuvenation" is psychological jargon for the Fountain of Youth, that elusive tonic that, when we find it, will reverse the aging proce...