Seeing black lead characters who are accomplished scientists could be just the thing to inspire future generations to follow in their footsteps.
By Thomas A. Guglielmo, The Conversation
Until 1950 the Red Cross segregated blood. Starting during World War II, thousands of African-Americans forced the Red Cross to include them as donors and helped pave the way for activism of the 1960s.
By Anthony Pagano, The Conversation
A new study shows that polar bears require more food than previously thought. The scientists used collars that tracked bears' movements and metabolic rates.
By Shannon Schmoll, The Conversation
During the early hours of Jan. 31, there will be a full moon, a total lunar eclipse, a blue moon and a supermoon – all at the same time.
By Jacqueline Boyd, The Conversation
A recent study has raised concerns about the health risks of these raw meat based diet products as possible sources of some bacterial and parasitic diseases.
By Joshua D. Rhodes, The Conversation
What's at stake as the Trump administration imposes trade sanctions on imported solar panels?…
By Timothy J. Jorgensen for The Conversation
In what came to be known as the Thule incident, an American bomber crashed in Greenland, spreading radioactive wreckage across 3 square miles.
By Ruth Mace, The Conversation
Most anthropologists believe that witch labelling has evolved to get people to conform. But new research suggests an alternative explanation.
By Valerie van Mulukom, The Conversation
Modern science backs Picasso, who once said 'Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.'…
By Katie A. Lloyd, The Conversation
2018 looks set to be the year we finally get effective treatments for migraine.
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