Lying may be your brain’s fault, honestly

This new research, while inter­esting, doesn’t leave neu­ro­sci­en­tist Lisa Feldman Bar­rett entirely con­vinced. Bar­rett, a pro­fessor of psy­chology at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and author of the forth­coming book, “How Emo­tions are […]

Testing Federal Power Over Immigration

Extending def­er­ence to Con­gress to allow it to dis­crim­i­nate in cit­i­zen­ship laws would drill a hole in the heart of the Equal Pro­tec­tion Clause,” argues Martha F. Davis of Northeastern […]

Primary cannabinoid receptor structure revealed

We found that the CB1 receptor con­sists of mul­tiple sub-​​​​pockets and chan­nels,” North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researcher Alexan­dros Makriyannis explained. “This com­plex struc­ture will allow chemists to design diverse com­pounds that specifically […]