More than 40 years ago, Lyn Lofland, who died last month, published a book that changed how I think about death and dying.
John Troyer | Oct 24, 2022
Shawn Abreu is a medical doctor who is fellowship-trained in hospice and palliative medicine. Nicole Piemonte is an assistant dean...
Feb 1, 2022
The prostate-specific antigen test is one of the most lauded tests for prostate cancer. It’s also controversial and fraught with uncertainty.
Ericka Johnson | Nov 3, 2021
Attempts to scientifically “rationalize” policy, based on the belief that science is purified of politics, may be damaging democracy.
Taylor Dotson | Sep 29, 2021
Easy and effective, copying is how we cope with unpredictability.
Alex Bentley, Mark Earls, and Michael J. O'Brien | Aug 17, 2021
With explosions taking place virtually, how much harder will it be for weapons scientists to confront the destructive power of their work and its ethical implications?
Sherry Turkle | Feb 29, 2020
From hand grenades to nuclear bombs, modern weaponry across the world rests on aluminum-based technology.
Mimi Sheller | Aug 19, 2019
While a blackout can spark an eruption of sociability and friendliness, it can also be a harbinger of terror, crime, or chaos.
David E. Nye | Aug 14, 2019