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How to Help the Growing Female Prison Population

Orange Is the New Black, the popular Netflix show based on the memoir by Piper Kerman, brought female prisons into America's living room, highlighting several issues that are plaguing the correctional system.

April 7, 2015 — Mary Ellen Mastrorilli

Could Deep-Brain Stimulation Fortify Soldiers' Minds?

As many as 20 percent of war veterans return from combat in Afghanistan and Iraq with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or major depression, according to a 2008 report from the RAND Corporation.

September 4, 2014 — S. Matthew Liao
How to Erase Bad Memories

How to Erase Bad Memories

I’ll never forget it. They strapped electrodes to my wrist, cranked up a black dial on a frightening electronic device encrusted with switches and knobs, and shocked me repeatedly with jolts of electricity.

November 25, 2013 — R. Douglas Fields

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