Daily Archives: September 29, 2016

Believing in free will makes you feel more like your true self

Believing in free will makes you feel more like your true self

Elizabeth Seto, Texas A&M University Do we have free will? This is a question that scholars have debated for centuries and will probably continue to debate for centuries…

Will driving your own car become the socially unacceptable public health risk smoking is today?

Will driving your own car become the socially unacceptable public health risk smoking is today?

Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University In 2014, over 32,000 people were killed in car crashes in the U.S. In 2012, more than two million Americans visited the emergency…

Smartphones in India: how to get 1.25 billion people online

Smartphones in India: how to get 1.25 billion people online

Ranjit Goswami, RK University Is it possible to connect the vast majority of India’s 1.25 billion citizens to the internet? That’s the ambition at the heart of…

Poll Finds Majority Of Americans Want Restraints On Drug Prices

Poll Finds Majority Of Americans Want Restraints On Drug Prices

By Jordan Rau An overwhelming majority of Americans favor government action to restrain prescription drug prices, according to a poll released Thursday. Eighty-two percent of those polled said they…

Large Danish Study Links Contraceptive Use To Risk Of Depression

Large Danish Study Links Contraceptive Use To Risk Of Depression

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez Aside from pesky side effects like nausea and headaches, hormonal contraceptives are generally considered quite safe and effective. But researchers Wednesday identified a heightened risk of…