Seeing the Positives in Negative Results: Why it is Important to Publish ‘Negative’ Research Findings

The weekly news cycle is routinely scattered with announcements of new scientific research that promises to change our understanding of health and disease. Unsurprisingly, the research that ends up as news headlines tends to be the more exciting information—scientists located a new gene for Alzheimer’s, researchers cloned an animal, et cetera. What often gets left…

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Milk Scorecard: Cow, Almond, Coconut, Soy, and Hemp

In the past few decades, Americans have moved gradually away from traditional cows’ milk in favor of several non-dairy alternatives such as almond milk, coconut milk, hemp milk, and oat milk.[1] Americans today drink 37 percent less dairy milk than they did in 1970. Since 2011, annual dairy milk sales have dropped from $15 billion to $11 billion, while sales…

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Kavanaugh Nomination Following Sexual Assault Allegations Affects Survivors’ Mental Health

Despite several sexual misconduct allegations that remain unaddressed, the Senate approved Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for Justice of the Supreme Court on October 6 in a 50-48 majority vote. After Kavanaugh’s swearing-in, Chief Justice John Roberts filed for an ethics investigation of twelve complaints against the newest Supreme Court Justice. Currently, Judge Timothy Tymkovich is reviewing the complaints of Kavanaugh’s…

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