Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia, the Navy’s largest base, is endangered by sea level rise.
Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ernest R. Scott
Military veterans have concerns about climate change at about the same level as nonveterans, a recent study suggests. What might this mean for acceptance of climate science?
IBM has experience that will be relevant for the future of technology.
The history of IBM shows how a technology titan can grow and change, while still remaining focused on its core business.
The Mark 1 robot resembles actor Scarlett Johansson.
Intimacy with robots is closer than you think, and cities are already fighting the advent of sexbot brothels. Yet society has barely begun to explore their implications.
Jared Kushner speaks about criminal justice reform.
It's not so unusual that Democrats and Republicans converge on criminal justice, at least on the surface. Deep disagreements still remain.
Ready to spatially manipulate 3D bat skulls from the comfort of your own computer?
Shi et al, PLoS ONE 13(9): e0203022
Museums' collections are a priceless resource for scientists, but they're not easy to access. Digitizing specimens – like the 700 bat skulls the author studied – is a way to let everyone in.
Nancy Pelosi of California, once more Speaker of the House.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
First elected in 1987, Pelosi offers decades of experience at building coalitions and she excels as a Democratic fundraiser. Still, the vote was closer than expected.
S'gaw Karen girls of Khun Yuam District, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand.
When immigrants come to the US, it isn't just the people who assimilate. The microbes in their gut also become Westernized after living here. This may predispose them to diseases like obesity.
Nisarg Desai observes wild chimps known as Sandi, Ferdinand and Siri in Tanzania.
Do chimpanzee talk to each other? Scientists follow and record chimpanzees in the wild to find out – and to fill in details about how human language might have evolved.
Petani skala kecil amat rentan terhadap rawan pangan.
Menurut PBB, kelaparan dunia meningkat pertama kali dalam 15 tahun. Selain mmemproduksi lebih banyak makanan, kita perlu melindungi petani skala-kecil dari perubahan iklim dan konflik bersenjata.
A new study shows how even having a few intelligent people in a group can benefit others.
Latin America’s era of the woman president is over. What have we learned?
New research on Latin America's four recent female presidents disproves the idea that merely putting a woman in power will improve gender equality.
Pil KB untuk laki-laki terinspirasi panah beracun Afrika.
Setelah beberapa dekade penelitian, perkembangan kontrol kelahiran untuk laki-laki kini mungkin sudah selangkah lebih maju. Bersama para kolega, saya sedang mengerjakan sebuah langkah terobosan menjanjikan…
Even common knowledge isn’t immune.
Reading something that sows doubt about a widely agreed-upon fact – even the election of George Washington as president – can have a profound effect.
Seismic shockwaves after a meteorite’s collision could affect systems all over the planet.
Research suggests a new threat to life on Earth from the meteorite's crash: Via seismic waves, the impact triggered massive undersea eruptions, as big as any ever seen in our planet's history.
Will blue packets replace pink ones soon?
Medicinal chemists are tweaking a natural molecule that can be a deadly poison – a modified version might work as a nonhormonal male contraceptive.
A plate of fattening food is harder for some people to resist than others.
Dieting is a setup. The act of dieting causes physiological changes that make it hard to continue dieting successfully. Here's how the body fights back when some people try to lose weight.
British author Philip Pullman.
In his new book, Philip Pullman, once again tackles religion as an oppressive institution. On another level, he continues the quest for explaining human consciousness.
Political reporter William D. Workman speaks at a GOP event in 1962.
Courtesy of South Carolina Political Collections, University of South Carolina
In the 1960s, white newspaper journalists exploited racial divisions to help build the GOP's southern firewall.
COP 22 President Salaheddine Mezouar from Morocco, right, hands over a gavel to Fiji’s prime minister and president of COP 23 Frank Bainimarama, left, during the opening of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.
AP Photo/Martin Meissner
Although climate change threatens the world's small island nations, many can find ways to adapt and preserve their homes and cultures – especially if wealthy countries cut emissions and provide support.
Smallholder agriculture in southern Ethiopia. Smallholder farmers are particularly vulnerable to food insecurity.
According to the UN, world hunger is rising for the first time in 15 years. The answer is not only growing more food, but also buffering small-scale farmers against climate change and armed conflicts.