Fixing Prisons.

11 August 2009 grant b 0

PhysOrg has some advice from the American Psychological Association on how to make prisons actually work – by punishing less and keeping convicts from coming […]

Smart Soldiers Die First.

21 December 2008 grant b 0

Sounds grim, but New Scientist says it’s true. The more intelligent soldiers were the most likely to die in combat: The unprecedented demands of the […]

*More* spouses?

20 August 2008 grant b 2

New Scientist has just given me stress-induced palpitations with their finding that the more wives, the longer-lived the man: After accounting for socioeconomic differences, men […]