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Five key questions – and answers – about the leaked TPP text

Five key questions – and answers – about the leaked TPP text. Select members of Congress have had very limited access to the draft treaty texts. After Thursday’s leak of the intellectual property chapter it is obvious why the USTR … Continue reading

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U.S. Women Are Dying Younger Than Their Mothers, and No One Knows Why – Grace Wyler – The Atlantic

Taken together, the two studies underscore a disturbing trend: While advancements in medicine and technology have prolonged U.S. life expectancy and decreased premature deaths overall, women in parts of the country have been left behind, and in some cases, they … Continue reading

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Nick Brown Smelled Bull by Vinnie Rotondaro Narratively – Narratively: Local stories, boldly told.

A plucky amateur dared to question a celebrated psychological finding. He wound up blowing the whole theory wide open. via Nick Brown Smelled Bull by Vinnie Rotondaro Narratively – Narratively: Local stories, boldly told..

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Unreliable research: Trouble at the lab | The Economist

Unreliable research: Trouble at the lab | The Economist. It is tempting to see the priming fracas as an isolated case in an area of science—psychology—easily marginalised as soft and wayward. But irreproducibility is much more widespread. A few years … Continue reading