Half a billion people were infected.
Can passenger airships make a triumphantly 'green' comeback?
Research explains the positive impact and health benefits of children spending more time in nature.
Johann Hari knows that mental health is really a social issue.
Despite its changing shape and its unprecedented dimming, a supernova this year, decade, or even century is highly unlikely. For months, skywatchers have enjoyed a view of the night sky […]
You want one. Now you may be able to survive one.
Why are the rest masses of fundamental particles related like this? When it comes to the nature of matter in the Universe, the Standard Model describes the known elementary particles perfectly […]
Facebook's misinformation isn't just a threat to democracy. It's endangering lives.
Scientists find promising results in trial to reverse biological aging.
"Here I want to remind all of you of a fact that the U.S. publicly defines outer space as a new battlefield," a Chinese foreign minister said.
Your opinions about a large number of complex scientific issues are probably wrong. That’s why we have science. In 2016, an Italian virologist named Roberto Burioni was invited to appear on […]
Since 1957, the world's space agencies have been polluting the space above us with countless pieces of junk, threatening our technological infrastructure and ability to venture deeper into space.
Jewish people living in nearly all European countries report that anti-Semitism has grown in recent years.
During World War II, the U.S. incarcerated over 100,000 Japanese Americans in concentration camps throughout the West.
Secretary-General António Guterres said corruption is "an assault on the values of the United Nations."
"We find that Trump’s anti-Muslim tweets are highly correlated with the number of anti-Muslim hate crimes, particularly where Twitter usage is high, but only after the start of his presidential campaign."
The spike in measles cases stems from three outbreaks in Washington and New York.
The Sudbury neutrino observatory, which was instrumental in demonstrating neutrino oscillations and the massiveness of neutrinos. With additional results from atmospheric, solar, and terrestrial observatories and experiments, we may not […]
The downsides of drug abuse are so clear that one would imagine smarter folks would stay away from them. The research suggests otherwise.
The line-in-the-sand was drawn in sharpie, and the time to declare ‘no more’ is now. When you have a question about the physical world, there are a lot of different approaches […]
In physics, anything that isn’t forbidden must occur. So why don’t the strong interactions violate CP-symmetry? If you ask a physicist what the biggest unsolved problem facing the field today […]
We might live in a quantum Universe, but we’ll violate the principle of relativity if space is discrete. If you try and divide matter into smaller and smaller chunks, you’ll […]
Worryingly, these are not just two random collections of countries, but two blocs with a lot of pre-existing enmity.