While opioids have become easier to obtain through illicit markets, a drug that could save countless lives has become increasingly out of reach.
By Mario Vallejo-Marin, The Conversation
An international team of botanists has achieved the best reconstruction to date of an ancestral flower.
By Renata Konrad and Andrew C. Trapp, The Conversation
Human trafficking occurs in every country in the world, generating an estimated U.S. $150 billion annually in illegal profits. There is an opportunity to use the bits of information we can get on the distribution of victims, traffickers, buyers and…
By Karin Alton and Francis L. W. Ratnieks, The Conversation
There is a common assumption that those plants which delight human eyes will also be the most attractive for bees. Two scientists at the University of Sussex can offer a more empirical take.
By Melissa Levine, The Conversation
Catalog data are a library's most important map to knowledge. What does it mean that the Library of Congress just released 25 million records to the public?…
By Jake Murray, The Conversation
Elite public schools that use entrance exams in the admissions process promote inequity, especially for black and Latino students.
By Matthew Robert Bennett, The Conversation
What’s the secret to building a majestic sandcastle that will withstand the tide of time? Luckily, there’s a scientific formula for that.
By Kerry Hanson, The Conversation
Recognition of the risks posed by UV rays has motivated chemists to study what’s going on in our cells when they’re in the sun – and devise modern ways to ward off that damage.
By Marni Sommer, The Conversation
Menstruation is a pronounced burden for women in low-income countries and those who are displaced.
By Eileen Trauth, The Conversation
Military veterans have a higher unemployment rate than nonveterans, according to federal statistics. Research shows one reason may be that veterans fall prey to their own preconceptions about certain types of jobs, and miss out on promising opportunities.
Support Provided By: Learn more