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By Herb Silverman I'm honored to be giving the Wolfson lecture, especially after learning about the accomplishments of Dr. Irving Wolfson and Annabel Wolfson. The...

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By Brandon Withrow In the first week of June, secular voters converged at the Lincoln Memorial—atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and unbelievers of all stripes, came...

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June 28, 2016 Host: Lindsay Beyerstein Autumn Whitefield-Mandrano is the author of the acclaimed new book on feminism and beauty, Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty...

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By Erica Hellerstein & Josh Israel When Rita, a Michigan-based OB-GYN, learned that the hospital where she worked would be switching hands, she was dismayed. The...

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By Sarah Kaplan In the dense darkness of midnight in the Caribbean, the displays look like strings of tiny, glowing pearls. Some light up in zigzag patterns, others...

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By Ally Boguhn Making a play to win over the evangelical community, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump met with more than 1,000 faith and anti-choice leaders...

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By Rachael Pells Regulations set in place to help fight climate change and protect Britain’s wildlife may be destroyed following the Brexit result, top environmentalists...

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Welcome to the This Week in Science where we curate the most important and most interesting stories from science and technology each week. Powered...

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By Adrienne LaFrance In the end, the vote that decided Britain’s exit from the European Union revealed a sharply divided electorate. But for many researchers...

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By Harriet Sherwood Catholic priests in Montreal will be banned from being alone with children to provide a “safety net” against allegations of abuse. Archbishop Christian...

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By Merrit Kennedy They were hoping to conquer their fears by walking over a bed of hot coals. But instead, dozens of people participating in...

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By Karen Kaplan Self-driving cars have a lot of learning to do before they can replace the roughly 250 million vehicles on U.S. roads today....