• July 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Reframing failure in the quest for scientific truth

    If you want the truth and you want it now, don't become a scientist.
  • July 27, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Success as a sweet antidote for failure

    Breakthrough paleontology requires the right rocks, luck and lots of persistence.
  • July 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Failure is no big deal...when you don't know what failure is

    For young children learning life's basics, shame is not part of the learning game.
  • July 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Why do we hate to fail?

    Why do we all hate to fail so much? Is it something we've learned? Is it our innate nature to strive for perfection? Or are we looking at failure...
  • July 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Understanding why we fail can help us become wise and wealthy

    In the markets, knowing who won't survive is as important as knowing who will thrive.
  • July 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    'Regrettable substitutions' fail to knock hazardous chemicals out of products

    Think about it: If you take the "A" out of BPA...what do you replace it with? Turns out, the solution is often another problem waiting to ha...
  • July 30, 2015 |  The Pulse

    When scientists blunder, these bloggers are watching

    The site Retraction Watch sheds light on flawed academic publications.
  • July 31, 2015 |  Patient Files

    Sometimes treating a terminal illness does more harm than good

    When my mother died earlier this year, I was able to prepare myself, my family, and my mother, herself, for her death. Difficult health and end-of-lif...
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