You've seen the projections, read the articles about record annual temperatures, rolled your eyes at climate change deniers. You know the threat of global warming is real. At least intellectually. But are you really worried about it?
People have a right to know what they are getting, including how much nicotine they are consuming and what other toxicants might be in the vapor.
Our brains weren't built to multitask. Our brains are designed to focus on one thing at a time, and bombarding them with information only slows them down.
It's tempting for everyone else to feel morally superior to the oligarchs sucking us dry. But the truth is, the negative psychological traits that come with having money exist to a degree in the middle class too.
Dr. Venter is a biology guru. Not only his team, together with the US government, was the first to sequence the human genome, but (in 2010) they had managed to create what had been called the first synthetic life form.
A new study poses an intriguing question: Does gum disease accelerate cognitive decline in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? The answer may be found in inflammation.
In short, while it is problematic to claim any kind of innate link between mathematical ability and musical ability, it is clear that the two disciplines have a deep commonality.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide, with approximately 14 million new cases and 8.2 million related deaths each year. A family history of cancer typically increases a person's risk of developing the disease, yet most cancer cases have no family history at all.
The Environmental Protection Agency's ongoing risk assessment of the world's most widely used herbicide is starting to generate more questions than answers. On Monday, it also generated a giant "oops" from the EPA.
Mentally strong people know that the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and that everything else is outside of their control. Therefore, they focus on learning about and improving their thought, feeling, and behavior patterns.