A dispute marked by flags and booze has been replaced with an official land border.
Smallpox was nothing new in 1721.
All of these conflicts have a long history. They may also have a long future.
The findings at L’Anse aux Meadows mark the the earliest known year by which human migration had encircled the planet.
Our research on a Martian meteorite provides new clues about early surface conditions on the red planet.
Yorkicystis lived during the “Cambrian explosion,” 539 million to 485 million years ago – hundreds of million years before the dinosaurs.
Most “irrecoverable carbon” is concentrated in these tiny bits of the Earth’s land mass. Can we keep it there?
The U.S. has the world's largest debt in absolute terms, but Japan's is the largest when measured in terms of its debt-to-GDP ratio.
The human brain makes a striking deviation from the normal building plan.
India finishes last of 60 countries in environment and sustainability, as ranked by the expats who work there.
This map shows that the territories discovered by Europeans add up to an area no bigger than Utah.
This map of Hutterite colonies in North America says something about religion and evolution — and more precisely, speciation.
The treatment is here, but are we ready?
Any dataset that can be quantified over time can be turned into a contest that is both exciting and (a little bit) enlightening.
"Politics is weird. It’s the only business in the world in which you take a really, really important position, and you give it to someone with no qualifications." —Tony Blair
The Moon, Venus, and Jupiter are the brightest night sky objects. On Thursday evening, November 28, they’ll all align, plus Saturn, too. As the planets orbit the Sun throughout the year, […]
There have been some 6,000 Great Lakes shipwrecks, which have claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. These maps show some of them.
Starting just about now, leaves start changing color from north to south, high to low, light to dark.
A new study found the possible reason why some dwarf galaxies appear to not have dark matter.
The idea behind the law was simple: make it more difficult for online sex traffickers to find victims.
The "Clovis First" hypothesis for human settlement of North and South America has just been debunked. Where do we go from here?