Articles by

Grace Huckins

For Alzheimer’s Scientists, the Amyloid Debate Has No Easy Answers

Watching the Alzheimer’s research world from the outside over the past two years has felt like a...

A Huge New Data Set Pushes the Limits of Neuroscience

So neuroscientists use an approach called “dimensionality reduction” to make such visualization possible—they take data from thousands...

For Some Patients, Long Covid Symptoms Mask Something Else

It was overuse of acetaminophen that finally led to Nic Petermann’s cancer diagnosis. For months, the then...

The Psychology of Inspiring Everyday Climate Action

And co-benefits make a lot of sense: People might reasonably feel more empowered to affect their own...

Gender-Affirming Care Improves Mental Health—and May Save Lives

In the midst of a slew of anti-trans legislation proposed earlier this year, Spencer Cox, the Republican...

Want to Understand Delusions? Listen to the People Who Have Them

For the first decades of Sohee Park’s career in schizophrenia research, she rarely stopped to consider what...

Did Climate Change Make That Freak Weather Even Worse?

Still, attribution scientists take numerous measures to avoid overstating how important climate change was to a given...

The Llama, the Hamster, and a New Path for Covid Treatment

A set of papers shows that llama-derived antibodies protect the rodent against the virus—which bodes well for...