This Wednesday, thousands of scientists will #ShutDownAcademia, #ShutDownSTEM and #StrikeforBlackLives.
Though the issues brought up by this week's George Floyd protests run deep, there is evidence that certain policy changes can lead to less violent police departments.
#BlackBirdersWeek is an online event created with the goal of promoting and encouraging the inclusion of Black people in science and nature communities traditionally dominated by white people.
Christopher Havens came upon his love of math while in solitary confinement. A decade later, he published a paper on number theory in a top mathematics journal.
Robert May, an Australian physicist, mathematician and ecologist at 84. His foundational work showed why complex systems fall apart.
People often touch their faces when they're anxious, embarrassed, stressed or even when they're feeling just fine.
Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best.
People may falsely confess to a crime for any number of reasons, but it disproportionally happens to those who are young or disabled.
This question reveals something much deeper about the ways we understand — and misunderstand — race.
Political coverage often involves the same sort of data and methods scientists use in their own research. But it's important to know how to read them.
What if consciousness is not something special that the brain does but is instead a quality inherent to all matter?
Chinese researcher He Jiankui, who created the world's first genome-edited twins, has been sentenced to three years in prison.
It’s that time of year when people make their New Year’s resolutions – indeed, 93% of people set them, according to the American Psychological Association.