Despite decades of intense study, there is no general consensus on how most meteorites formed. An astronomer and a geologist offer a new theory of what happened during the solar system's birth to create these valuable relics of our past.
By Patricia L. Foster, The Conversation
The 2018-2019 flu season was relatively mild compared to last year's, but it was unusual in that it had two peaks, one in December and one in May.
By Tessa Plint, The Conversation
Scientists studied the fossilized bones of giant beavers to understand what they ate and whether the species could keep up with environmental change.
By Nathan Case, The Conversation
As the Earth's magnetic north pole heads towards Siberia, concerns have been raised that the northern lights could move with it.
By Charise Cheney, The Conversation
While the Brown vs. Board of Education case is often celebrated for ordering school desegregation, history shows many black people in the city where the case began opposed integrated schools.
By Fiona Greenland, James Marrone, Oya Topçuoğlu, Tasha Vorderstrasse, The Conversation
Looted artifacts are believed to be a significant source of income for the Islamic State, but it is difficult to apply a dollar value to historic sites. Now, a paper in the International Journal of Cultural Property offers the first…
By Jill Johnston, The Conversation
Outdated regulations for lead have failed to protect children’s health.
By Roberta K. Timothy, The Conversation
As we celebrate moms this Mother’s Day, let's remember that maternal health is a right that many do not enjoy.
By Scott T. Allison, The Conversation
Psychology researchers are interested in what makes a hero. Turns out many mothers tick off those same boxes by fulfilling a range of needs for their offspring.
By Christine Adams-Hosking, The Conversation
Koalas are facing serious threats in the wild.
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