Every summer, Arctic sea ice retreats and the Greenland ice sheet shrinks. This year is tracking close to the record melt of 2012.
Big cities typically amplify summer heat. In a heat wave, those few extra degrees can be a killer.
Where asphalt and concrete replace marshes and grasslands, heavy rain is more likely to cause flash flooding.
Steven Pinker, a Harvard expert on language and human nature, said he was unaware of the details of the case and now regrets his involvement.
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MIT and Harvard said they don’t comment on donations. But the Santa Fe Institute said it may give away a donation it received in 2010.
California has experienced its two biggest quakes in two decades, so when will the "Big One" hit? There's no real way to know.
David Latchman was never punished for leading a University College London lab that published more than a dozen fraudulent studies, according to newly released investigation documents.
In France, 1 in 3 people disagree that vaccines are safe. In Bangladesh, almost 98% of people believe that vaccines are both safe and effective.
With 23 Democrats running for president, it's hard to find a distinctive voice. Can you recognize them from their signature phrases on Twitter?
Until now, there has been no procedure for revoking membership.
Seven leaders of the MeTooSTEM group have resigned, citing a lack of transparency and the founder’s combative tweets.
This Genealogy Database Helped Solve Dozens Of Crimes. But Its New Privacy Rules Will Restrict Access By Cops.
The arrest in a notorious cold case follows the imprisonment of another man for two decades, and a false DNA lead that briefly implicated a New Orleans filmmaker.
Critics fear we’re on a slippery slope of genetic genealogy being used to investigate less serious crimes. “We’re right here on the precipice, sliding down,” one expert said.
It’s easy to feel helpless in the face of climate change, but how you spend your money can make a difference.
When Yale University quizzed US adults on the facts, most of them got a failing grade. How do you compare?
Our planet is in the grip of rapid climate change. Explore how your city has already changed.
The Golden State Killer case has triggered a boom in “genetic genealogy” for solving crimes. But how hard is it to find people by sleuthing in their family trees?
One company has already solved more than 30 cold cases through genetic genealogy. Now the biggest forensic DNA firm in the US is getting involved.