Policymakers need to make sense of the data so as to predict and manage what's happening. To address this need, we developed a visualisation tool to track and predict country-level COVID-19 cases.
Gravity is something every person on Earth intuitively understands: It is what keeps you on the ground. But how come gravity pulls down, rather than pushes up? Einstein came up with the answer.
A recent ruling makes it harder for schools to ignore claims about sexual harassment or assault.
Olympic surfers are coming from around the world to compete in surfing's Olympic debut. But where will the waves come from?
Athletes and spectators were lured to Olympia by a longing for contact with their compatriots and their gods.
A researcher who studies physical skills explains how getting your conscious thoughts out of the way lets your body do what it knows how to do, better.
Sen. Mitch McConnell said Republicans won't vote for an increase in the debt ceiling, which would risk a US default. An economist explains why it's time to get rid of the debt limit once and for all.
Not every extreme weather event is caused by climate change, but heat waves that were once ridiculously improbable are showing up more often. Just ask Portland.
In choreography, the gray areas of copyright law make it difficult to determine what constitutes copyright infringement or plagiarism.
Most religions have periods of rest incorporated into their practice. Medical science has affirmed that short periods of contemplation can have benefits for one's physical and mental health.
Students’ academic worries persisted through the pandemic. A developmental scientist offers tips to support young people heading back to school.
Pope Benedict XVI expanded the Latin Mass in 2007 in an olive branch to traditionalists. His successor hopes reversing that decision may better serve unity in the church.
A record 95,079 child migrants had arrived alone at the US's southern border by July this year. The US is legally responsible for these children, but it is struggling to give them adequate care.
People can die when the federal government doesn't work well with state and local governments – the COVID-19 crisis showed that. But the Biden administration has signaled an openness to collaboration.