Johns Hopkins University cancer researchers Christian Tomasetti and Dr. Bert Vogelstein explain their controversial paper, published by the journal Science, that examines the role of chance in the formation of cancer cells.
According to the study, about two-thirds of certain cancer cases can be linked to bad luck versus environmental or hereditary factors.
From setting an allowance to discussing how to pay for college, conversations about money can be a tricky part of parenting. Ron Lieber, personal finance columnist for The New York Times, has tips for teaching your children to save and spend responsibly. He is the author of “The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money.”
Despite drawing overwhelming support from the Baltimore City Council, two high-profile bills, including a citywide ban on plastic shopping bags, were vetoed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Kraft, the three-term councilman, talks about his push to limit the mayor's power, with three bills that would do just that.
Does the Ivy League teach the best and the brightest American students or merely cater to the elite and entitled? Former Yale professor William Deresiewicz says the Ivies perpetuate an unfair class system and do not teach students to be thoughtful leaders.