Supreme Court justices have previously called statistical methods of measuring partisan gerrymandering 'sociological gobbledygook' and 'a bunch of baloney.'…
By Lesley Strawderman, The Conversation
The best way to ride an escalator isn't what you'd expect, but it's 27 percent more efficient.
By Steven Moran, Balthasar Bickel, The Conversation
Considering language from a biological perspective led researchers to the idea that new food processing technologies affected neolithic human beings' jaws – and allowed new language sounds to emerge.
By Deepa Burman, Hiren Muzumdar, The Conversation
As clocks march ahead of time Sunday morning and daylight saving time begins, there is a lot of anxiety around losing the hour of sleep and how to adjust to this change.
By Chitralekha Zutshi, The Conversation
Kashmir is a multi-ethnic region with several internal subregions, whose inhabitants have distinct political goals.
By Wendy Whitman Cobb, The Conversation
The launch window opens on Saturday at 2:49 a.m. EST, and is the first time the privately owned capsule, which is designed to carry humans into space, is testing its ability.
By Raymond Huahong Tu, The Conversation
It doesn’t matter if you’ve signed up with the federal Do Not Call Registry, though companies that call numbers on the list are supposed to be subject to large fines.
By Richard Gunderman, The Conversation
Epidemics are nothing new, and some widespread infectious diseases have profoundly changed the course of human history.
By Amy Adamczyk, Christopher Thomas, Jacob Felson, The Conversation
And it’s not about older, more conservative Americans being replaced by younger generations who are more familiar with marijuana.
By Bhaskar Chakravorti, The Conversation
As Facebook turns 15, the company faces a critical set of challenges. Regulating Facebook itself will not be easy, and will generate endless debate.
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