Psychology & Psychiatry

The verdict is in: Courtrooms seldom overrule bad science

A new, multiyear study published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI), a journal of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), finds that only 40% of the psychological assessment tools used in courts ...

Health

Judge hears arguments in challenge to Georgia abortion law

Opponents of Georgia's restrictive new abortion law told a judge on Monday that it violates Supreme Court precedent and should be blocked, while the state argued the law should be allowed to take effect as planned.

Genetics

UN: Experts to develop oversight standards for gene editing

The World Health Organization is convening an expert meeting next month to develop global standards for the governance and oversight of human gene editing, months after a Chinese researcher rocked the scientific community ...

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