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Diorama of a crime scene

DOLLHOUSE CSI This miniature portrayal of Maggie Wilson’s death in 1896 is the handiwork of self-taught criminologist Frances Glessner Lee. Lee’s dioramas trained investigators to look at crime scenes through a scientific lens. 

stack papers

VANISHING EFFECTS  An international project finds that statistically significant findings reported in papers published in three major psychology journals often disappear when independent teams redo the original studies.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian was paid to praise the morning sickness drug Diclegis but deleted her Instagram post after the FDA noted that the post didn’t mention key side effects. For products like e-cigarettes, which aren’t regulated by the FDA, there are few limits to advertising on social media.

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