In 2012, Peter Turchin made a bold prediction: The United States was on track for a chaotic, violent 2020.
Americans increasingly exist in highly polarized, informationally insulated ideological communities, allowing them to dismiss scientific facts about coronavirus.
They're probably not just pooping; the restroom is a safe place for them to ponder life's great questions.
NASA is recognizing one of its "hidden figures" by naming its headquarters in Washington, D.C. after Mary Jackson, the first African American female engineer to work at the space agency.
Think back to life before stay-at-home orders. Does it feel like just yesterday or ages ago? Here's how the pandemic upended our perception of time.
Here's how Live Science will participate today in #ShutDownSTEM and what it means to the site and staff.
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.