It's not just Earth: everything in the universe has it's own pull because of gravity – even you. Here's how it works.
Once associated with mind-control experiments and counter-cultural defiance, psychedelics now show great promise for mental health treatments and may prompt a re-evaluation of the scientific method.
Soil scientists have rarely gone the extra mile to translate their knowledge into forms that can be integrated into economic decision making.
Machine learning is changing the world in ways that we are just beginning to appreciate. But could it change the way we do science and the reasons why we do science?
There are many reasons why scientists collaborating with artists makes sense, now more than ever.
Recruiting specialist teachers takes more than just encouraging them to study science and maths at university. Governments and wider society needs to come on board too.
Conservatives have long tried to attack regulators such as the EPA with “weaponized transparency”. Coupled with the inflation of uncertainty, the intent is to make regulations impossible.
Many students in Australia don't have access to specialist teachers in science and maths, and the problem is only getting worse.
How medieval scientists grappled with the conflicting 'truths' of creationism and the eternity of the world.
This episode of the In Depth Out Loud podcast outlines the importance of finding a way to remove the inequalities promoted by modern science.
An initiative to address a skills gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics may be actually narrowing the pool of students who consider a career in STEM.
Why do some people reject scientifically accepted ideas? A psychotherapist points to black-and-white thinking as part of the explanation.
A public meeting of flat earthers is a product and sign of our times.
Meta-analysis studies have made it possible to sort through apparently contradictory research by looking at the bigger picture.
All the proofs in the world won't change a convinced flat earther's mind.
New research shows just 1% of E. coli bacteria's genetic mutations are lethal.
On the eve of the March for Science, a marine biologist explains why she's returning from abroad to speak out for science in the Trump era.
It’s time to stop confusing sterile debates and pseudoscience with the healthy controversies that nourish scientific progress.
Having movable eyebrows – and evolving beyond the Neanderthal ridge – may have played a crucial role in early human survival.
People have wondered for years and scientists still don't know for sure.