Political Passions Distort Sense of Reality

A new study finds that deeply held beliefs can undermine rationality: When confronted with solutions that challenge deeply held values, people may be inclined to disbelieve the problem. Psychologists tested […]

CO2 makes growing seasons longer

Rising levels of CO2 in the atmosphere may be lengthening the growing season of grasses and other plants, according to a study published today in Nature. Previous studies have documented […]