From unintentional irony to flat-out fraud, it has been another banner year for scientific retractions. Here are five notable ones.
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Have your kids stopped believing in Santa? You might be more upset than they are. Read this letter from Santa – ghostwritten by a scientist who specializes in imagination and human behavior.
Some say the hysteria over screen time echoes parents' worries that their kids were watching too much TV in the 1980s. But new studies show there's nothing overblown about parents' growing concern.
However, tension at the isolated research station did erupt in violence, landing one man in the hospital and the other in police custody.
Elementary-age kids love to ask questions, so why not stoke their curiosity with some stellar gifts?
Fans of this violent music report feelings of transcendence and positive emotions; psychologists want to learn why
Who says science isn’t funny? Live Science collects a roundup of humorous and weird science-themed holiday gifts.
Researchers are exploring the genetic differences that dictate why some people suffer greater pain than others, and how to translate these findings into personalized pain treatments.