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Psychopathic Violent Offenders’ Brains Can’t Understand Punishment

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Psychopathic violent offenders have abnormalities in the parts of the brain related to learning from punishment, according to an MRI study led by Sheilagh Hodgins and Nigel Blackwood.

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Media: Need Legal Perspective to Comment on #LDS Press Conference in Utah? Cliff Rosky of @uutah & @sjquinney Available Today. #fairness4all

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Pro-Marijuana ‘Tweets’ Are Sky-High on Twitter

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Analyzing every marijuana-related Twitter message sent during a one-month period in early 2014, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found that the “Twitterverse” is a pot-friendly place. In that time, more than 7 million tweets referenced marijuana, with 15 times as many pro-pot tweets sent as anti-pot tweets.

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UCLA, Yale Professors Propose New Regulations for Off-Label Uses of Drugs and Devices

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Researchers have proposed a system for off-label drug prescriptions combining reporting, testing and enforcement regulations, and allowing interim periods of off-label use. This would give patients more treatment options while providing regulators with evidence of the drugs’ safety and efficacy.

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Radar Searches of Homes Illegal and Unconstitutional, Privacy Expert Says

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University of Texas at Austin Expert Available to Talk About Oil Prices and the Keystone Pipeline

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Immigration, Taxes, National Security, Jobs and the Economy: Experts Needed on Obama's State of the Union Tuesday

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Wash U Experts: Obama Child and Sick Leave Directive More Inclusive for Low-Income Families

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Humanity Has Exceeded 4 of 9 ‘Planetary Boundaries,’ According to Researchers

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An international team of researchers says climate change, the loss of biosphere integrity, land-system change, and altered biogeochemical cycles like phosphorus and nitrogen runoff have all passed beyond levels that put humanity in a “safe operating space.” Civilization has crossed four of nine so-called planetary boundaries as the result of human activity, according to a report published today in Science by the 18-member research team.

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WVU, USGS Collaboration Sheds New Light on Coal-Cleaning Chemicals Found in the 2014 Elk River Spill

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