We’ve known for more than 200 years that cities are hotter than surrounding rural areas. All that concrete and brick soaks up ...
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From left to right, Democratic presidential candidates Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Joe Biden. Credit: Shutterstock ...
They say a vacation is only as good as the book you bring with you. And these days it feels like there are as many ways to ...
Murray Gell-Mann in Nice, France, July 2012. Credit: Melirius, via Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 3.0 Physicist Murray Gell-Mann ...
In this gif, you can see some red chromatophores pulsing. You can also see a shimmering area that starts off looking like ...
The old saying goes that a worry shared is a worry halved. But what about a worry shredded? The “worry shredder” is a box ...
This week, more than 1,800 student scientists from 80 countries converged in Phoenix to present their projects for Intel’s ...
A tornado touching down outside Minneola, Kansas, on May 17, 2019. Credit: Wesley Horvoka, via Wikimedia Commons. If it feels ...
Albert Michelson was a Polish immigrant who grew up in the hard-scrabble atmosphere of the California gold rush. He relied on ...
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A population of mole salamanders in the Midwest is throwing a curveball at our understanding of sex and reproduction. Some populations of this salamander are unisexual—they’re females that can ...