New research shows how human emotions affect the likelihood to misbehave on Black Friday, as well as a significant difference between men and women.
By Jaeha Lee, The Conversation
As it turns out, when a male mantis loses his head, it doesn’t mean he loses the urge to procreate. You read that right.
By Joshua Cassidy, KQED Science
Some 1.3 billion people around the globe don’t have access to an electric grid. But solar startup companies say harnessing an abundant resource -- the sun -- can light up some of the world’s most remote areas. In this Kenyan…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
A cigar-shaped asteroid named ‘Oumuamua is our solar system's first interstellar visitor -- that we know of.
By Rashmi Shivni
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have uncovered documents demonstrating that members of the sugar industry called off a study in the 1960s because it linked sucrose -- a common sugar -- to heart disease and bladder cancer…
The U.S. delegation's fondness for coal and nuclear may provide abundant cover to other nations to continue polluting. That means we're going to need technology now more than ever.
By David Choffnes, The Conversation
As the Federal Communications Commission takes up a formal proposal to reverse the Obama-era Open Internet Order, a key question consumers and policymakers alike are asking is: What difference do these rules make?…
By Alma Gottlieb, The Conversation
An anthropologist explores why there’s no one-size-fits-all model of child-rearing advice for all the world’s parents.
By Andrew Hwang, The Conversation
Use school arithmetic, common knowledge and a little imagination to train your emotional sense for the large numbers shaping our daily lives.
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