Apple, Twitter and other tech companies were able to unilaterally shut down much of Trump's communication infrastructure. That's a lot of power.
COVID-19 has been found in pets, zoo animals and in a wild mink in Utah. Monitoring wildlife for COVID-19 is important for animals and humans, both of whom face risks from a jumping virus.
Different groups carried their own symbols at the riot, but they all share a common idea.
Pro sports teams use big data to win big. It's time for colleges to get students in on the action, a computer science professor argues.
Hydrogen sulphide is a smelly, poisonous gas, but it plays an important role in aging and longevity. New research shows that eating less meat could be a key to harnessing its healthy effects.
Two strategies can make videoconferencing as effective as meeting face to face, or even better.
As invasive species transform the world, frontline agencies take solace that species needing unique partners can’t invade alone. A new study on figs shows they may find new partners to invade anyway.
Anonymous satire by a 1709 political writer worked like today's partisan clickbait.
A violent coup to overthrow the government, perpetrated and fueled by white supremacist ideology spread by the white media happened ... in Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1898.
The Trump administration used this shortcut liberally in 2017, but its potential pitfalls and impact raise a question: Should Congress repeal it?
Ostensibly protesting an election they may have thought was stolen, their actions fed a larger set of goals that American militants are seizing upon to take more extreme action.
The new variant has been estimated to be 50% more transmissible. It's already been detected in at least 20 US states.
Far-right activists and white supremacists may choose to create what they call their "1776 moment" closer to home.
A biologist who studies the evolution of diseases explains what's different about the two new virus strains that have been found recently, and what that means for vaccine effectiveness.
Extremist groups like the Proud Boys get white supremacy into headlines. But all white people benefit from white supremacy, whether they know it or not.
The president's language sounded less presidential and more inflammatory in the weeks leading up to the riots.
US cities began naming streets in Black neighborhoods for Martin Luther King Jr. after his 1968 assassination. Researchers studying these areas 50 years later found entrenched deprivation.
Low oxygen levels can be a sign that a patient is in danger. A device that measures oxygen levels has been shown to miss low oxygen levels in Black people much more often than in white people.
West Virginia's success holds some important lessons for other states and the rest of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Banning extremists from social media platforms can reduce hate speech, but the deplatforming process has to be handled with care – and it can have unintended consequences.