Eric Jaffe's Articles
- NewsAfrican Americans reduced the racial gap on IQ-test scores by about one-third between 1972 and 2002.
- NewsThe remarkably successful cancer drug imatinib might cause heart failure in some patients.
- NewsObese adults are 25 percent more likely than normal-weight adults to develop one of four mood or anxiety disorders.
- NewsThe suicide rate among people with a psychiatric disorder that causes them to perceive themselves as ugly is higher than that among people with major depression.
- NewsWhen punishing criminals, people tend to seek retribution, not deterrence.
- NewsPeople who smoke light cigarettes are much less likely to quit smoking than people who smoke regulars.
- NewsA study of dinosaur eyes finds that Tyrannosaurus rex had very sophisticated vision that may have helped its predatory abilities.
- NewsNew observations confirm that magnetic fields provide matter with the last push to plunge into a black hole.
- NewsAlready known to cause lung cancer, asbestos has now been associated with three autoimmune diseases.
- NewsThe tree frog can cling to both wet and dry terrains, despite its permanently lubricated foot.