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Rockshelter Discoveries Show Neandertals Were a Lot like Us
Our much maligned cousins made sophisticated ornaments and probably had language
Schoolkids Are Falling Victim to Disinformation and Conspiracy Fantasies
Although children are prime targets, educators cannot figure out how best to teach them to separate fact from fiction
A Psychedelic May Soon Go to the FDA for Approval to Treat Trauma
MDMA, known as Ecstasy in the clubs, gained high marks in a clinical trial for PTSD
Junk DNA Deforms Salamander Bodies
Yet the unfit creatures survive, challenging our long-held view of evolution
What Is Spacetime Really Made Of?
Spacetime may emerge from a more fundamental reality. Figuring out how could unlock the most urgent goal in physics—a quantum theory of gravity
People Who Jump to Conclusions Show Other Kinds of Thinking Errors
Belief in conspiracy theories and overconfidence are two tendencies linked to hasty thinking
How Immunocompromised People without Strong Vaccine Protection Are Coping with COVID
People with diseases or treatments that suppress their immune system cannot count on the same protection most vaccinated people have