Is New York Ready for the Next Big Hurricane?
Scienceline June 24, 2019
Scientists expect climate change will make storms more intense, therefore the city must amp up its defenses.
Overcrowding Might be Driving Bald Eagles to Nest On Beaches
Audubon June 18, 2019
On the Virginia Barrier Islands, five ground nests have been found in the past six years—something never before seen on the East Coast.
Why Are There No Approved Drugs for Anorexia?
Psychology Today May 14, 2019
Anorexia nervosa is the deadliest eating disorder, killing about 10 percent of patients. Many survivors never recover, even after decades. Yet there are no drugs approved to treat this dangerous illness.
Science has a gender issue — and it’s not a lack of women
Scienceline.org May 6, 2019
“It’s not only about women in science, but science for women, so the benefits of research apply equally across sex and gender.”
For Those With One Disorder, What's the Risk of Another?
Psychology Today May 3, 2019
Mental disorders are often interconnected, though previous research has only traced a few strands of the tangled web. But a new study has outlined the complicated paths in unusually comprehensive detail.
Psychology Today April 5, 2019
“I always loved sci-fi, so I thought it would be interesting to have a world where when you have a panic attack, you time travel.”
Scienceline.org March 11, 2019
PrEP, a daily pill, is over 90 percent effective at preventing HIV — yet only four percent of gay and bisexual men take it.
Scienceline.org Feb. 14, 2019
“We’re going into a field that isn’t very queer, and we’re going to make it more queer.”
Scienceline.org Nov. 13, 2018
“These types of policies can create a culture in our country whereby transgender individuals may feel even more marginalized, even more at risk for discrimination, thereby increasing their risk of depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues.”
Scienceline.org Nov. 9, 2018
Arctic activities aren’t hurting most polar bears, at least for the moment, new research shows. But experts say the negative impacts of recreation in the Arctic — such as snowmobiling, camping, and boating — could increase as the Earth continues to warm.
Scienceline.org Oct. 29, 2018
A party trend in which students avoid eating before getting drunk, called “drunkorexia” by popular media, has been sweeping through college campuses across the country.