The new tools will likely open the doors for scientists to explore many novel areas. With comments from our Alan Regenberg

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But it might not be smart to take one. Scientists have linked hundreds of genes to intelligence. One psychologist says it’s time to test school kids

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Understanding why suicide rates in Puerto Rico have risen by a third since Hurricane Maria could help us prepare for future natural disasters

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It’s a disaster in the making…it’s actually an approach that could do more harm than good for people who seemingly have “nothing left to lose.” I’m also not sure why such a law is needed, since people like me already have access to experimental therapies

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And we’re not ready. “What’s happening is bigger than any one of us”: a conversation with historian Michael Bess

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Here’s how to spot the bad science. It’s easy to misrepresent the findings from brain scan research. Just ask a dead salmon

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With the recent discovery of flowing liquid water on Mars , talk has turned colonization. But before you pack your bags, it’s worth thinking about whether we should colonize Mars. What are some of the ethical implications of a human outpost on the red planet, implications whose contemplation should be central to our space strategy rather than an afterthought

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