The Fed raised rates by a quarter-point – less aggressive than had been expected before the current banking crisis, but signaling inflation is still its focus.
Banning TikTok: What data privacy risk does the app pose, and what could the Chinese government do with data it collects? And is it even possible to ban an app?
Researchers have developed a method for producing strong plastic materials by tweaking the chemical structure of superglue.
Mindfulness is everywhere in pop culture today, but that doesn’t mean people agree on what it means.
Many families in the US encountered empty shelves when they went in search of infant formula during COVID-19.
The National Rifle Association is spending heavily on legal fees and slashing programs for its members.
The setting was grand, so too was the plan. But behind the peace plan put forward by China and welcomed by Russia, is the question, what do both nations seek?
A US-led coalition and China are both planning to establish bases on the Moon. How the two nations will navigate actions on the Moon and how other countries will be involved is still unclear.
The House of Representatives is breaking norms and establishing a new way for the body to do business.
Machine learning may not seem to have much connection with wildlife, but it’s starting to play a central role in bird conservation.
Nearly 95% of deforestation in the Amazon occurs within 3.5 miles of a road or near a river. Brazil’s plans to ramp up exports may be on a collision course with the forest.
Fear and Wonder is a new climate podcast, brought to you by The Conversation, and sponsored by the Climate Council. In episode one, we discuss how scientists know the climate is changing.
Communal meals to break fast can mean lots of single-use plastics. A switch to environmentally friendly principles is in line with Islamic principles through the ages.
An education professor explains how a hit TV show about a struggling school became a jumping-off point for a course about urban education.
Big interest rate hikes could cause more market turmoil, while doing too little could have the same effect.
The European Union’s 10-year Human Brain Project is coming to a close. Whether this controversial 1 billion-euro project achieved its aims is unclear, but its online forum did foster collaboration.