Recent News

Genetic ancestry test results shape race self-identification, Stanford researchers find

People who have taken a genetic ancestry test are more likely to report multiple races when self-identifying on surveys, according to Stanford sociologists…

"As President Joe Biden prepares for the next phase of America’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout, there’s one strategy he should seriously consider: staying quiet.   As it stands, the big holdout group for vaccines is Republicans. 'The biggest predictor…

In a polarized nation, a dose of partisan public health messaging can be more effective.

As the number of daily coronavirus vaccinations has stalled, public health experts are no longer convinced that the U.S. will reach herd immunity. In…

How negative stereotypes about men and women creep into a process intended to be meritocratic.

A take-charge attitude at work typically earns men positive performance reviews, but for women, assertiveness only gets them so far. Although…

"One of the biggest challenges in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year has been political polarization on public health measures — whether it’s the shuttering of stores, physical distancing or mask wearing — and vaccines are no…