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Global belief in a higher power is down nine percent since 2005 to an all-time low of sixty-eight percent, according to a Gallup poll which surveyed people from fifty seven countries all over the world.
Driving battery-powered cars could pollute the air more than cars powered by fossil fuels.
The non-profit org Malaria No More, boosted by a grant from Google, is set to take advantage of Africa's over 1 billion mobile phones in order to fight a disease that kills 400,000 of the continent's children per...
Personal ownership of drones is set to skyrocket in 2015. Here's what you need to know if you're thinking of buying one this holiday season.
Educators hold up scientists like Neil deGrasse Tyson and Marie Curie as heroes in order to encourage minorities to pursue studies in STEM fields. But portraying these figures as larger-than-life may intimidate...
How do you go about debating an issue with a conspiracy theorist? Political scientists say facts will end the conversation before it even begins--empathize with them if you want a meaningful discussion.
Antarctic penguins have had the run of the continent, isolated and unexposed to new pathogens. But a wave of tourism may be threatening penguin populations with disease.