From figuring out where memories are stored to how sensory information translates to behavior, new technologies are helping neuroscientists better understand how the brain works.
After the announcement of President Biden’s heat initiative, The Conversation revisits stories on high summer temperatures and human health.
Starting college after finishing high school is an exciting phase of a student’s life. But students need to prepare for the new challenges college brings.
Researchers suggest it is important to build daily habits that support mental well-being and seek care when necessary.
Scholars discuss topics that are related to Title IX, such as sexual misconduct on college campuses and bans on transgender athletes in high school sports.
With decades of images and data from the same locations, these satellites can show changes over time, including deforestation, changes in waterways and how loss of trees corresponds to urban heat.
The effort to give every student equal access to an education has lasted decades and may need even more time before the goal is reached.
Three scientists explain the biology and physics of what goes into one of the world’s most grueling races, the Tour de France.
With teachers reporting record-high levels of burnout, and more burnout than any other profession in the US, scholars examine what’s going on and what it may mean for education.
The FDA’s authorization of COVID-19 shots for children ages 6 months to 4 years will bring relief for millions of parents. Pending CDC endorsement, shots for this group will be available within days.
The recent goring of a tourist who approached within 10 feet of a bison in Yellowstone National Park is a reminder that wild animals can be dangerous and people should keep safe distances.
Bees offer insights into many scientific questions, from cooperating in close quarters to strategies for finding food.
The Fed lifted its benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point as it fights raging inflation.
Pollen brings seasonal misery to millions of Americans, but it serves a critical purpose: fertilizing many kinds of plants, including food crops.
Despite the halt to the federal mask mandate for mass transit, people may still choose to protect themselves. For those who do, the type of mask and how well it fits matter.
The consumer price index, which measures everything from the price of peanut butter to gasoline, jumped at an annualized pace of 8.5% in March 2022 as inflation continued to accelerate.
Many people want to know about practical suggestions to help slow climate change. Effective action starts at home.
Scholars discuss the meaning of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s elevation to the highest court in the land.
Poetry can unite people when all seems lost. The Conversation US has pulled together four articles from its archives that speak on the power of poetry.
As it debunks old myths and uncovers previously ignored facts, science is finding that the vagina is both complex and busy.