Authoritarian regimes have had a long history of targeting intellectuals who don’t agree with them. What kind of people get deported? We have a list of ten people whose work got them shipped out of Russia.
The effect of this trend will be with us for decades to come, experts say.
Germany has long harbored varying degrees of anti-Americanism, but a new survey suggests those sentiments have grown particularly strong.
Free meals turn out to be powerful incentives for prescribing opioids, according to a new letter published in JAMA.
With school shootings happening constantly around the country, here are real measures we can take to protect our kids.
A new study shows that teenagers are increasingly experimenting with marijuana before beer or cigarettes. Is that a good thing?
Despite a low unemployment rate, all is not well in the United States. Not by a long shot.
CFC-11 was banned worldwide in 1987 by the Montreal Protocol, but scientists have found increasing levels of the ozone-depleting chemical in the atmosphere since 2013.
The Trump administration is quietly bringing an end to NASA's Carbon Monitoring System, which builds high-resolution maps of the world's carbon flow.
The Matthew effect or Price's law shows us how inequality can be a fact of nature. What does this mean for our debate on inequality in our society?
In a commencement speech at Duke University, Apple CEO Tim Cook praised the "fearlessness" of the #MeToo movement and students in Parkland, Florida.
The White House shares its vision of what the U.S. and its allies can offer to North Korea in exchange for denuclearization.
By putting its relationships in military hands, the US is losing its power abroad.
Many of the Russian IRA troll Facebook ads were released today by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee.
Steam-driven explosions at the summit of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii could pose new threats to residents on the island.
1,007 people were surveyed about their political affiliations and opinions, and their music tastes to learn to what extent they correspond to each other. Survey results are shown as infographics.
A court has ruled against a motion for appeal on behalf of chimpanzees Tommy and Kiko with a landmark opinion asserting the importance of better addressing the rights of nonhumans. The opinion calls this “a deep...
When Mark Zuckerberg told Congress Facebook would use artificial intelligence to detect fake newsposted on the social media site, he wasn’t particularly specific about what that meant. Given my own work using...
Ruinophilia. The science of loneliness. Live at UntitledTown Book and Author Festival, Green Bay, Wisconsin
This emperor-to-be was one of the worst trophy hunters ever and a strange guy all around.