Russia isn’t likely to put nuclear missiles in space, but their reported anti-satellite weapon is just as alarming. An expert on nuclear strategy explains.
‘Energetic’ materials are ones that readily ignite or detonate. The shapes of those materials have a big effect on how they burn or blow up.
Long-term use of kratom may actually reduce pain tolerance and cause physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms.
Electoral redistricting is a high-stakes political game, so Democrats and Republicans have a hard time playing fair. When they’re made to work together, a more representative result is possible.
Humans have synced their calendars to the sun and moon for centuries, but every so often, these systems need a little correction.
Mexico claims that US firearm manufacturers are fueling illegal cross-border gun trafficking and violent crime abroad.
An estimated 95% of US cities provide economic development tax incentives to woo corporate investors, taking billions away from schools.
Federal Police arrested some of Bolsonaro’s closest aides and carried out search warrants against former ministers and high-ranked military officers. The allegation: plotting a coup.
A college administrator offers insights into the rocky rollout of the Department of Education’s supposedly ‘simplified’ financial aid form.
Drones have dominated images of the war in Ukraine, but an expert on drone warfare casts doubt on many of the grand claims made for the weapons.
It’s tempting to see this trend as a sign of the times. But the biggest book publishers started changing their approach only once they realized they were leaving money on the table.
A hot, dry summer on the heels of a wet winter raises the risk of wildfires.
Both men have faced criticism about what can appear to be obvious signs of aging, including questions about their memory and cognitive abilities.
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Giving students a voice in decision-making helps foster well-being, research has found.
With a dramatic political history, radio is today the number one source of news in Africa.
Faith and reason are often treated as opposites. But some philosophers believe they can only strengthen each other, including the Jewish sage Maimonides, who wrote the famous ‘Guide to the Perplexed.’
Arable land has been destroyed, as have food production sites. But even before the current operation in Gaza, Palestinians there suffered high rates of food insecurity.
As the former general settles into office, a further gradual dismantling of democratic checks and balances, institutions and individual freedoms is very likely.