August 13, 2018
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"The effect of power is sadly one of the most reliable laws of human behavior," says a psychologist at the University of California, Berkeley who...
July 11, 2018
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WASHINGTON — It is not hard to see similarities between President Donald Trump's last two Supreme Court nominees: They are both white male conservatives who...
June 18, 2018
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Devastating research on child-parent separation is driving pediatricians, psychologists and other health experts to vehemently oppose the Trump administration's new border-crossing policy, which has separated...
June 17, 2018
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A small but growing number of behavioral scientists and former Silicon Valley developers have begun trying to counterprogram those news alerts, friend requests and updates...
April 30, 2018
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Stem-cell research is one of science's most promising fields. Scientists believe stem cells may someday be used to repair or replace tissues and organs lost...
April 29, 2018
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Stem-cell clinics are growing fast by offering hope to desperately ill people, but most of their therapies are untested. "What they're really selling is false...
January 25, 2018
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WASHINGTON - An U.S. advisory panel on Thursday rejected claims by Philip Morris International that a new smokeless cigarette it hopes to sell in the...
November 16, 2013
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TAIPEI, Taiwan — For decades this island has been bitterly divided into blue and green, the colors of its rival political parties. But that two-toned...
May 9, 2013
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BEIJING — The Chinese people would like President Obama to stop an oil refinery from being built in southern China, endorse sweet-flavored tofu and reopen...
September 14, 2012
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China's netizens have grown in force in recent years, collaborating via Twitter-like microblogs. And they have found easy pickings among their luxury-flaunting local leaders.