Climate scientists are studying a bewildering array of changes taking place in the air, on land and in the sea. But where should they concentrate their efforts?
Thanks to an ancient mummy, scientists now know that the duck-billed dinosaur Edmontosaurus regalis sported a snazzy ornament atop its head akin to a roosters red crest.
Within the next 10 years, Africa could lose 100,000 elephantsa fifth of the populationto poachers if the slaughter for their ivory tusks continues at current rates, according to a new analysis...
Most of the meat on our dinner plates comes from cows and chickens treated with a battery of drugs that helped them grow quickly in dismal, cramped conditions that would otherwise make them sick...
With an estimated 70 oil spills every day in the U.S. and tons of plastic garbage littering our oceans, humans could really use some help cleaning up.
How many math lovers live in New York City? Its a tough count to make, but the Museum of Mathematics made progress at its first anniversary celebration on Thursday, December 5.
Sometimes scientists cant help themselves from showing dramatic curves, even though they have so many caveats that no firm conclusions can be made from the data.
Biologist Richard Dawkins coined the phrase “the selfish gene” with his best-selling book of the same name. “Selfish”, however, was perhaps an unfortunate word choice because genes lack their own will and can actually drive altruistic behavior...
The record had stood for nearly 30 years: minus 128.6 degrees F (-89.2 C), recorded a few meters above the ground at the Russian Vostok Research Station in East Antarctica.
What shape has a constant width, no matter how its oriented? While most of you would say a circle (and youd be right), thats not the only answer.
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