Top stories: The science of false confessions, transforming blood types, and Brazil’s war on drugs | Science

(delegated right): DREW GURIAN; ISTOCK.COM/ARINDAM GHOSH; FABIO TEIXEIRA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES This psychologist explains why people confess to crimes they didn’t commit False confessions are remarkably typical. That’s in part since... Read more »

South America’s Inca civilization was better at skull surgery than Civil War doctors | Science

This regrettable person, who resided in Peru in between 400 and 200 B.C.E., suffered a skull fracture (white arrow) that was most likely treated with trepanation, however passed away... Read more »

In war zones and refugee camps, researchers are putting resilience interventions to the test | Science

In 2015, in the name of science, more than 800 teenage boys and girls in northern Jordan each allowed 100 strands of hair to be snipped from the crowns... Read more »