Last month, the United States Federal Bureau of Prisons released more than 6,000 prisoners early. The Sentencing Commission reduced their sentences retroactively. And the Senate is considering a bipartisan bill to...
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The history of women being elected to offices of supreme power is short. Here are ten women who have made the most of that time.
The Internet solves another mystery.
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Ten days before he died, Stephen Hawking published a final paper with a way to prove or disprove the multiverse.
A former employee of Cambridge Analytica has revealed new information on the harvesting of Facebook users’ data prior to the 2016 presidential election.
It is still true that far more men than women have leading roles in many organisations.
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People have debated what justice is exactly for the last 3,000 years. How have our ideas changed in that time?
Even though couples tend to live healthier lifestyles, they put on extra weight. A new study offers potential clues why.
A new study published in Nature Neuroscience shows that stress changes the structure of mouse brains—in partners who did not experience stress.
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New research predicts the existence of completely different kind of stars.
Grad students are six times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than the general population.
Research with other species lends weight to these findings.
El Castillo, a pyramid in Mexico, was built in such a way that the “snake of sunlight” would slither down its steps at the dawning of each equinox, as the sun rose into the sky.
An innocuous sounding company, Strategic Communications Laboratories, was banned by Facebook. But the data the company mined was used by Trump's campaign to whip the electorate into political animosity.