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Suicide bomber in ambulance kills at least 95, wounds 158, Kabul officials say
If you ever wonder why it might be a good idea to stop an ambulance at a security checkpoint even if it might slightly decrease the odds of a patient inside surviving, this is an example of why.
The struggle to conceive with frozen eggs: Brigitte Adams became the poster child for freezing your eggs. But things didn’t quite work out how she imagined.
To quote Gabriel Rossman: "Less a technology for managing fertility than managing anxiety about fertility."
Science Curiosity and Political Information Processing
"This article describes evidence suggesting that science curiosity counteracts politically biased information processing. ... It also reports data, observational and experimental, showing that science curiosity promotes open-minded engagement with information that is contrary to individuals’ political predispositions."