About 30,000 legally mandated archaeological investigations are conducted each year in the U.S. These projects are usually documented only in so-called “gray literature” reports that, in most cases, are not readily accessible, even to professional archaeologists.
By Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, The Conversation
The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency solicited the advice of a controversial toxicologist, Edward Calabrese, to consider changes to how it regulates radiation.
By Jay L. Zagorsky, The Conversation
Looking at lottery winners approximately 10 years after winning showed they saved just 16 cents of every dollar won.
By Roman V. Yampolskiy, The Conversation
A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.
By Edward Struzik, The Conversation
Only 10 per cent of the Arctic Ocean in Canada, and less than two per cent of the Arctic Ocean in the United States, is charted.
By Emily Brodsky, The Conversation
Earthquakes in the central and eastern United States have increased dramatically in the last decade as a result of human activities.
By Jessica Pierce, The Conversation
Most humans fail to entertain the possibility that animals might care about the death of those they love.
By Michelle Langley, The Conversation
A new ancient DNA study reports the first known person to have had parents of two different species.
By Stephen McKeon, The Conversation
People are just becoming acquainted with the idea of digital money in the form of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, where transactions are recorded on a secure distributed database called a blockchain.
By Timothy D. Lytton, The Conversation
There is nothing new in attempts by gun makers to exploit loopholes in government regulations, and these unregulated guns have been used to kill.
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