Paper ballots – the key to reconstructing what happened in Iowa.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
With electronic voting and vote-counting machines susceptible to hacking, paper ballots ensure recounts are possible – and accurate.
Jeremy Goldbogen, CC BY-ND
Bagaimana paus, yang hanya memakan makhluk kecil, mampu berevolusi menjadi makhluk terbesar di dunia? Dan mengapa mereka tidak bertambah besar?
African Americans take on greater debt than whites to earn an advanced degree. Does the payoff make it worth it?
African American students are taking on significantly more debt than white students to earn advanced degrees. Is it worth it?
Humans are barraged by digital media 24/7. Is it a problem?
Most of us spend hours each day glued to some type of screen for work or play. But is that a bad thing? Has anyone got the data to figure it out? Now is the time for 'The Human Screenome Project.'
How did whales that feed on tiny prey evolve into the largest creatures on Earth? And why don't they get even bigger?
Coal emissions are falling, but gas and coal use are strongly rising around the world.
Carbon emissions will hit a record high for the second year in a row, but there is a small silver lining: the rate of emissions growth has slowed dramatically.
Des cartes évolutives proposent une analyse détaillée des services que la nature rend à l’humanité.
Delivering DNA to immune cells is the trickiest part of developing new gene-based therapies.
Researchers are trying to boost the power of our immune system by genetically altering our white blood cells and transforming them into super-soldiers to fight cancer.
A helicopter drops water while battling the Saddle Ridge Fire in Porter Ranch, Calif., on Oct. 11, 2019.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
As climate change intensifies the risk of wildfires in California, insurers are dropping coverage for many homeowners.
Le 25 juillet, marqué par un record de chaleur dans la capitale, les Parisiens se réfugiaient autour des quelques ilôts de fraîcheur de la ville, comme ici, à Trocadéro. Dans la zone autour de la Tour Eiffel, la mairie entend créer d'ici 2024 un parc de 50 hectares.
Face à la multiplication des risques environnementaux, il est nécessaire d’introduire davantage de nature dans les villes pour tenter de les rendre plus résilientes.
A cultural shift may be underway that reporting sexual harassment won’t necessarily impede a woman’s career advancement.
By chance, a sociologist started an experiment the day sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein became public. As the #MeToo movement gained steam, people's responses changed.
It’s not cows’ fault they fart, but the methane they produce is warming the planet.
Removing human-related methane from the atmosphere could reduce global warming by 15%.
It might seem easy to shut off internet services, but it can be dangerous.
Internet blackouts deprive people of impartial information and crucial connections with loved ones, without delivering improved safety or stability.
Downtown Seattle’s busy, protected bike lanes.
Seattle Department of Transportation
This collective fundraising technique helps defuse anti-cyclist sentiment before it dooms protected bike lanes and other new infrastructure.
Two small figures guard the table holding the Buddha’s relics. Are they spearmen, or robots?
Stories passed down from the ancient world tell of self-powered machines able to move on their own – robots – playing key roles in historic moments.
Pastikan Anda mengubah pengaturan lokasi di smartphone Anda.
Mengubah pengaturan _default_ ponsel pintar Anda dapat menyelamatkan Anda dari perusahaan pengumpul data lokasi.
Mass fish deaths in the Darling River highlight the issue of climate risk.
A scathing report about the Murray Darling Basin Authority highlights the importance of climate change risks to public sector companies.
Teenager Alex Weber and friends collected nearly 40,000 golf balls hit into the ocean from a handful of California golf courses.
Snorkeling off the California coast, a high school student found heaps of golf balls on the ocean floor. With a marine scientist, she showed that golf courses were producing tons of plastic pollution.
Your phone tracks your movements all the time.
Most tech companies make it difficult for users to say no to aggressive surveillance practices. But it is helpful to know about the default settings on your smartphone and how to change them.
Pharmaceutical companies have traditionally been the ones to develop drugs. But for rare diseases university researchers may play a role.
Developing drugs is typically the domain of large pharmaceutical companies. But here is an example of drug development for a rare pediatric brain cancer that was done in a university setting.