Over the last 25 years, melting Antarctic ice has added nearly 3 trillion tons of water to the ocean, enough to fill Lake Erie six times over.
By Amanda Grennell
Americans gave up 74 million hours of Thanksgiving in 2016 due to fears of political strife, according to a study published Thursday in Science Magazine.
By Nsikan Akpan
A new study shows a strong relationship between Arctic warming and the most extreme winter weather in the eastern United States, dating back to 1990.
By Nsikan Akpan
When skating on less than two inches of frozen water, plan ahead, be prepared and make sure it is the right kind of ice.
By Julia Griffin
By Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, The Conversation
A demographer explains the math behind the new post-hurricane death toll numbers in Puerto Rico.
Low birth weight, defined as being born under 5.5 pounds, has previously been linked with an increased risk of childhood mortality and poorer educational outcomes.
By Rashmi Shivni
Science projects that were once admonished for being too quirky, too convoluted or a waste of money get a second chance to prove their worth at Wednesday's Golden Goose Awards.
Using math and painstaking experiments, a group from the UK modeled how the sounds from the nuanced mouth clicks of human echolocators travel around a room.
By PBS NewsHour
Numbers and algorithms aren’t just useful to mathematician Eugenia Cheng -- they’re exhilarating. That’s why she’s on a mission to help transform math’s notoriously boring reputation in education into one of thrilling wonder and creativity. Cheng gives her humble opinion…
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