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Connecting the Dots on the ADHD Fad

Allen Frances | Posted 02.16.2014 | Science
Allen Frances

The history of psychiatry is a history of fad diagnoses that come out of nowhere to capture much more attention than they deserve. Current fads are distinguished only by the billions of dollars spent by powerful commercial forces to create and push them.

Is It Time for a Transhumanist Olympics?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Our civilization has reached its impressive dominion over the planet because of our ability to innovate and embrace new science and technologies. We shouldn't shrug from the use of our innovation on ourselves.

Performance Enhancing Legs Race Toward the Track Record Book

Peter Weyand | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science
Peter Weyand

An intriguing, technological watershed is fast approaching for Athletics -- that defining moment when an athlete with artificial limbs shatters an "able-bodied" world record.

Want Increased Longevity? Spring Into Shape With Smart Exercise

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

With the recent LA Marathon just over, you may have become inspired to put on your running shoes and get out for a run. And now that spring is here, it is a good time to get off the couch.