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Social Science

February 20, 2019

More than 12 million people worldwide have tested their DNA using consumer tests, but the growing trend belies the products' scientific inaccuracies

February 14, 2019

“We’re going into a field that isn’t very queer, and we’re going to make it more queer,” says a science and technologies studies major at New York University

November 2, 2018

Social scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy says we need smarter ways to engage people in civic life

June 7, 2017

Never mind determining whether a robot can be conscious, we can’t even decide what the word means

January 16, 2017

The motivation for audiences to participate in presidential debates is more than just party fever

October 3, 2016

Searching for truth in digital photojournalism

August 8, 2016

After you screw up, your brain slows down — and researchers are getting closer to understanding why

July 28, 2016

Mary Roach’s latest book looks at the science of humans at war

July 18, 2016

Following the trajectory of women in the scientific narrative

July 13, 2016

Bill Nye (The Science Guy’s) take on climate change and the future of our planet

July 12, 2016

Is it really possible to close a chapter and move on?

June 27, 2016

Despite the health benefits of exercise, college athletes still struggle with depression.

June 20, 2016

How to know when to hold an idea and when to fold it

June 16, 2016

Nathalia Holt tells the story of female “computers”

June 2, 2016

Siddhartha Mukherjee’s latest venture into science writing

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