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People are dunking on a coronavirus study that was conducted by airlines

'This is like Marlboro coming out and saying cigs are good for your health.'

On Oct 18, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Viral tweets expose the invasive software teachers are using to monitor students

Controversial education software like TestWe under fire.

On Sep 23, 2020 by Brianna Holt

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Major study linking vaping to heart attacks gets retracted

Critics noted that many of the study's participants were former or current cigarette smokers.

On Feb 19, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Study claims Facebook statuses can reveal people’s medical conditions

Researchers analyzed words to better predict diabetes, anxiety, and depression.

On Jun 21, 2019 by Mikael Thalen


A new study suggests that Twitter is dumbing you down

Many are skeptical of the study.

On Jun 1, 2019 by Dominic-Madori Davis


Right-leaning sites are dominating abortion coverage, spreading misinformation on Facebook

One of the narratives being pushed out is that Democrats are endorsing 'infanticide.'

On May 29, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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A Harvard professor said you should only eat 6 French fries, but people aren’t having it

People are pretty salty about the whole thing.

On Dec 5, 2018 by Gabrielle Sorto

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Twitter bots share two-thirds of links to popular websites

New Pew research sheds light on how many links come from bots.

On Apr 9, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

violent video games

New study finds no link between violent video games and behavior

We should definitely think twice before blaming games for violence.

On Jan 22, 2018 by Tiffanie Drayton

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GPS navigation turns off parts of your brain, study finds

Researchers discovered that when you use GPS, your hippocampus 'switches off.'

On Mar 22, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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White women think black women’s natural hair is unprofessional, less attractive

A new study finds that 1 in 5 black women feel pressure to straighten their hair for work.

On Feb 9, 2017 by Jaya Saxena

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Women who keep their maiden names are seen as less ‘committed’

It's a choice—and, apparently, it's still a loaded one.

On Jan 4, 2017 by Jaya Saxena

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Facebook is probably making you miserable

A new study says people are happier if they quit.

On Dec 22, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Pregnancy changes the brain to prepare for motherhood, according to a new study

It could make moms better at parenting.

On Dec 20, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Abortion not linked to depression, study finds

But being denied an abortion does.

On Dec 15, 2016 by Jaya Saxena