After thousands of years, we’ve finally discovered what the argonaut octopus uses its shell for – it’s essentially a ballast tank.
HUGE step: we’ve synthesized life.
Autism doesn’t have anything to do with vaccines, but children of migrant parents in Europe are at higher risk.
Because of decades of unsustainable fishing practices, we are now faced with a very unpleasant choice: the loss of 20 million jobs now or the permanent loss of the fish.
The BP oil spill is an American Chernobyl.
Try this fun logic puzzle with the not so fun title non-normalizable probability measures.
We still don’t fully understand why the bees are dying, but at least they aren’t dying everywhere, as was previously believed.
Ugandan women have high rates of maternal mortality that their health minister blames on poor training for health professionals. Considering how much of that mortality is due to obstetric fistula, focusing on preventing child rape might go further than additional training for nurses.
Oh look, MORE sexism in academia.
The water crisis in Yemen continues to cause conflict and cost lives. We should expect much more of this kind of thing as the climate continues to change.
Many of the people I went to college with probably shouldn’t have gone to college. And that may have been a better strategy.
Several changes include sidelining Thomas Jefferson, who favoured separation of church and state, while introducing a new focus on the “significant contributions” of pro-slavery Confederate leaders during the civil war.
The new curriculum asserts that “the right to keep and bear arms” is an important element of a democratic society. Study of Sir Isaac Newton is dropped in favour of examining scientific advances through military technology.