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
A demographer explains the math behind the new post-hurricane death toll numbers in Puerto Rico.
By Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, The Conversation
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 Nsikan Akpan
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.
By Rashmi Shivni
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…
By Nsikan Akpan
Climate-driven air pollution could cause 60,000 extra deaths annually by 2030 and more than 250,000 deaths per year by 2100, according to new research.
New research shows that everyone is prone to sharing fake news when dealing with a never-ending stream of updates.
By Dave Berndtson
Scientists have developed a new way to analyze volcanic eruptions -- with lightning -- that is cost effective, relatively simple and safe.
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