• By The Atlantic   -   Jan 20, 2017

    THE FOLLY OF 'PURITY POLITICS'

    There's no way for a person living in the world to truly do no harm. Take the environment. Even if you only eat vegetables that you...

    Body, Cleaning, Correction, Diet
    • How Iceland Got Teens to Say No to Drugs By The Atlantic   -   Jan 19, 2017

      HOW ICELAND GOT TEENS TO SAY NO TO DRUGS

      It's a little before 3 p.m. on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There's...

      Kids, Face, Drugs
      • By The Atlantic   -   Jan 19, 2017

        A GLOBAL PLAN TO DEFEND AGAINST THE FUTURE'S DEADLIEST DISEASES

        The closing days of 2016 brought great news: The world now has an Ebola vaccine that's 100 percent effective at preventing infections...

        Vaccination, Plan
        • By The Atlantic   -   Jan 18, 2017

          CANCER ISN'T A DISEASE

          A reader who works in biotech responds to the TAD question , “What is a common and/or annoying misconception about your vocation?” Here's...

          Drugs, Cures, Cancer
          • By The Atlantic   -   Jan 18, 2017

            HOW RELIABLE ARE CANCER STUDIES?

            In recent years, scientists have been dealing with concerns about a reproducibility crisis -the possibility that many published findings...

            Drugs, Face, Cancer